Events 2012 NMD SIC Draw

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THE 2012 NMD SHARK ISLAND CHALLENGE EVENT WINDOW OPENS

The International Bodyboarding Association (IBA) welcomes you to the 2012 NMD Shark Island Challenge - A major bodyboarding specialty event on the IBA calendar.

The 2012 NMD Shark Island Challenge is proudly supported by UPTOWN GROUP, RYDGES HOTEL, EMERALD, JUDIUS, IBA & IINET.

Venue: Shark Island - Cronulla, Sydney Australia

Emerald bodyboard shop Cronulla opened its doors yesterday for the NMD Shark Island Challenge promo day. Ben Player, Mitch Rawlins, Jake Stone, Ewan Donnachie, Sam Strachan & Andrew Lester were some of the talent on hand signing autographs and giving away NMD bodyboards.

This was followed by the event launch at Rydges Hotel in Cronulla where the opening ceremony took place and the heat draw was completed. The heats are tough and highly competitive.
Here is the draw for the 2012 event:
Heat 1:

Ballard, Stewart, Mcarthy, Donnachie, Rawlins.

Heat 2:

Hardy, PLC, Strachan, Holt, Houston.

Heat 3:

Winny, Stone, Hubb, Rissole, Ormerod.

Heat 4:

Kingy, Lester, Player, Clarke, Pyne.

Shark Island Legends Heat:
Billiams, Hall, Wazza, Fordy, Ringa, John Showell, Wingnut.

Format:

- 45 minute heats / top 2 advance

- 4 man semi finals / top 2 advance
- 4 man final.
- 6 hour event over the high tide period.
- Swell range needs to be in 4-8ft south-east direction with offshore winds.
- Brett Young Legends Heat between 2nd semi and final. 20 mins.

Event Broadcast:
The NMD Shark Island Challenge will be streamed live on the iinet freezone. Link - http://freezone.iinet.net.au/. Mobile device access available & if you're an iinet broadband customer you will be able to view it by free download. The 2011 Shark Island documentary & 2012 previews will be shown here also.

Event Format:
The event has two waiting periods seeking the optimal one-day of swell in either periods. The first waiting period being 24th April - 14th May where we then break for the South American leg of the IBA World Tour and the 2nd waiting period is from 20th June - 28th July.

Event Info:
For more info simply go to IBA World Tour website www.ibaworldtour.com or S.I.C. event website - www.sharkislandchallenge.com for all relevant info and also facebook pages -
http://www.facebook.com/ibaworldtour http://www.facebook.com/pages/Shark-Island-Challenge/92035317215

Stay tuned for more news on the 2012 NMD Shark Island Challenge......

 

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