SLSA Bluff Cove C-3 Competition Open Heat Draws

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Dates – March 21st at 11:00 AM SLT
Venue – Bluff Cove
Board – C-3 v2 (long or short, personal or rezzer)
Wave – Maoli Freestyle and Maoli Swell

HEAT 1
Danika Mavendorf (RED)
followingwaves (BLUE)
Rachel Emodemon (GREEN)

HEAT 2
Mick Lunasea (RED)
Mike Vallely (BLUE)
Renee Serendipity

HEAT 3
Diamond Carbetta (RED)
Maryann Maa (BLUE)
Alvaro Pevensey (GREEN)

HEAT 4
Bullet Admiral (RED)
Dax Verlaine (BLUE)
KaleyJames (GREEN)

HEAT 5
Daphne Yardley (RED)
Lanky Silvercloud (BLUE)
Robbin Ember (GREEN)

*Note that every effort has been made to accommodate requests for Late or Early Heat Preferences, due to conflicting requests not all requests can be met.

Staff
EC/MC: Summer
HJ: Wilfrid DeCuir
J1: Neptune
J2: JadeEast
M: Roxyangel
S: Flynn and Cierra
DJ: Johnny

PRE-Qualified to PRO Comp
Harbor Piers
austimus1
Kr1st3n
Becka Blackrain
Wilfrid DeCuir
Sally LaSalle
Neptune01
JohnnyWhadd
Maldrul Morris
Figger Arun
Sunrize Mornington
Cierra Theriac
Petra Xaris
roxyangel007
Magnus
Reigndrop
Brad Fresh
Ronan Blake
Missy Lovesu
Aquadoc

Full event rules can be found on the SLSA Wiki.

(Reprint) Some people have asked me (Cierra) how to approach surfing these waves for the competition. Well, we tried to make it fun and interesting. First, take off is from the left/east. There’s a platform and a buoy out there to help you find your way. With multiple waves running, it is up to the surfer’s creativity to make an awesome ride. Pick the waves that make the most of your style! I have been asked if wave hopping is legal. Short answer, yes! But how it will be scored is up to the judges. My advice would be to make wave transitions look purposeful, interesting and in control. Freesurfing, you could wave hop all day. I wouldn’t suggest that for the competition. Transitions look most impressive when they are lateral or forward. Plus, lots of wave hopping is going to make for a really long comp. Remember, you don’t want to belly. Sliding off the back of the wave and struggling to find another wave is going to be loss of wave and affect your length of ride points.  Plan your ride out keeping the judging criteria in mind: style and control (40%), tricks (40%), and length of ride (20%).

Now, wax up that board and get out there!

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