1/24/13: …Lost surfboard’s rider and San Clemente local Ian Crane wins 2013 North Shore Surf Shop Pro Jr. at Sunset Beach.
North Shore, Oahu — The 2nd Annual North Shore Surf Shop Pro Junior, presented by Rusty and Da Hui, finished up today in perfect 6 – 8 foot Sunset Beach waves.
This is the largest pro junior surfing competition in Hawaii’s history. It featured more than 100 of the top under 21 surfers in the nation – male and female – as well as juniors from Europe, Japan and South America. Carrying a 3-Star Mens rating and a 2-Star Womens rating, the event offers $18, 000 total in prize money.
he mens final was close with Seth Moniz leading the whole way after a couple solid tube rides in smaller waves. Keanu Asing was hot through out the final but just missed out by pulling giant moves but just not totally landing them. Ian Crane from San Clemente California took the title with a last solid wave with high scoring top turns, an 8.5 was his score.
Crane is 19 and was happy with the win in the first event of the season. ” I was kind of blowing it by falling then I finally got a perfect wave in the end that came straight to me, it was just meant to be.” said Crane.
The event was a organized by Liam McNamera and with the help of many companies and donations form many entities the event was a great success. The Junior tour is now combined with ASP North America and gives valuable points for the youth to be able to compete in other events.
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Onwed by Liam and Brandee McNamara for more than 10 years, North Shore Surf Shop is regarded world wide as the shop to get the best board for your Hawaii surf trip. More pro surfer’s boards have been sold through North Shore Surf Shop than any shop on the globe.
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The first ASP Pro Jr. event of the year in taking place at Sunset Beach. Featuring some of the best Junior surfers in the world including Cristobol de Col, Ian Crane, Taylor Clark, Noah Beschen and many more. Sunset Beach is renowned for being one of the most challenging waves in the Triple Crown and ASP World Tour. Tune in as the next generation test their skills and find out who will come out on top.