The rain didn’t damper the fun waves, clean conditions, and awesome crowd at the south end of Wrightsville Beach today at the WB SUP Surf Pro Am.
The dynamic brother and sister duo of Izzy and Giorgio Gomez took top honors winning the Pro Women and Pro Men, respectively.
The McPhillips stamped their family name into eastern North Carolina with Kai and Dax McPhillips going 1-2 in the Grom division and 3x longboard world champion, Dad (and birthday boy) Colin McPhillips winning the Mens SUP Longboard division.
Dave Daum from King’s Paddlesports win the Masters with Phillip Antman won the mens Amateur division.
Pros, Mo Frietas, Chuck Patterson and brothers, Keiran and Fisher Grant put on a show in front of a packed beach.
Congratulations to locals Betsy Lewis from New Bern for winning the Grommets (What’s up Standup Outfitters), with April Zilg and Anna Blackburn also finishing strong taking 2nd and 3rd in the Women’s Pro division behind Izzy. Also, Chris Hill from Ohana Paddle Sports in Topsail got third in the Longboard pro division and Bill Miller, Haywood Newkirk, Jason Colclough (Carolina Paddleboard Company) Billy Miller (Outer Banks) and Randy Harris (VB?) also had strong performances.
Here are the Wrightsville Beach SUP Surf Pro Am Results.