3rd ANNUAL FISHBOWL CONTEST

The 3rd Annual Fishbowl went off Wed, April 24th in perfect little waves at Rivy. …Lost rider Nate Yeomans puts on the event every year for the San Clemente locals and visiting pros. Everyone puts in 20 bucks for the prize money and the pros are each teamed with a grom. The kid prizes this year included a free custom …Lost surfboard to the 1st Place Grom. Congrats to the winning team of Chippa Wilson and Kei Kobayashi, who won on his …Lost board and now gets to add to his growing pile. Other finalists included Kolohe Andino, Luke Davis, Jeremy Carter, Tanner Gudauskas, Taj Lindblad, Crosby Colapinto, Griffin Colapinto and Gus Day. Other prizes included a …Lost SurfSkate, Flip Flops, tons of stickers and …Lost DVD’s. Thanks to Nate for putting on another great event. Check out some photos below.

Results:
1st Place – Chippa Wilson & Kei Kobayashi
2nd Place – Kolohe Andino & Gus Day
3rd Place – Tanner Gudauskas & Griffin Colapinto
4th Place – Jeremy Carter & Crosby Colapinto
5th Place – Luke Davis & Taj Lindblad

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Rick Downes, Jonah Carter & Jake Davis.

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Brothers Griffin and Crosby Colapinto.

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Contest director Nate Yeomans and daughter.

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Nate Yeomans did more than direct the contest. Photo: SURFLINE.COM/JEREMIAH KLEIN

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Picturesque Riviera Beach.

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“Gimmie some of that grom!” Kolohe pulling rank on the Acai bowl.

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Waves were good. Photo: SURFLINE.COM/JEREMIAH KLEIN

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The whole crew.

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Cannon Carr was ripping for the groms. Looks like he got a hold of an old Wardo pad for his 4’2″ Robo. Wardo and Robo are always a perfect pair.

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Nate Yeomans. Photo: SURFLINE.COM/JEREMIAH KLEIN

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Kolohe and Keanu Asing discussing the judging.

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Team guy Rick Downes checking Luke Davis’ equipment.

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Kolohe Andino. Photo: SURFLINE.COM/JEREMIAH KLEIN

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Dylan Goodale, Luke Davis and Taj Lindblad.

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Rivy. Photo: SURFLINE.COM/JEREMIAH KLEIN

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At this contest the WCT pros wax the kids boards. Kolohe showing grom partner Gus Day some inside waxing techniques before the final.

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Luke Davis. Photo: SURFLINE.COM/JEREMIAH KLEIN

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Jeff Lukasik and Taj Lindblad.

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Jeremy Carter. Photo: SURFLINE.COM/JEREMIAH KLEIN

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SK was down there shooting. He shot a lot of the footage in 5’5″ Redux and other …Lost videos too.

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Taj Lindblad. Photo: SURFLINE.COM/JEREMIAH KLEIN

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Taj Lindblad ready for the final.

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Griffin Colapinto. Photo: SURFLINE.COM/JEREMIAH KLEIN

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Polaroids of the competitors.

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Kei Kobayashi. Photo: SURFLINE.COM/JEREMIAH KLEIN

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It’s not as fancy as the ASP web cast but here are your finalists.

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Kolohe Andino. Photo: SURFLINE.COM/JEREMIAH KLEIN

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Smile.

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The prestigious “Fishbowl” trophies.

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Joe Alani and Thunderfoot.

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Big bad Kei Kobayashi.

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Yeomans laying down the rules.

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Kei Kobayashi

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The finalists.

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Taj Lindblad collecting prizes from Nate.

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“You dropped you’re prize grom”.

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Crosby Colapinto won the …Lost SurfSkate.

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And since our bosses are going to wonder why no one thought to take the SurfSkate out of the plastic bag here’s what it looks like.

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Griffin Colapinto picking his prize.

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Too many prizes to hold.

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2014 Fishbowl Champions Kei Kobayahshi and Chippa Wilson.

  • Matadore’

    well done guys