national surf championships

National Surf Championships to take place in Bundoran

Irish Surfing, the governing body for surfing in Ireland, has announced that Bundoran Boardriders Surf Club will once again host the Irish National Surf Championships this weekend in Bundoran.

The prestigious event will see Ireland’s top surfers compete across the two days (conditions dependent). The event will count towards selection for 2019 Teams and will select the senior surfers to attend the 2018 Celtic Cup in Thurso on the 10/11 November.

Current national champion Gearoid McDaid will compete once again to retain his title.

2017 Irish national surf champion Gearoid McDaid
2017 Irish national surf champion Gearoid McDaid

Last year’s event report can be read here

Tourism Officer Shane Smyth welcomed the announcement of the event. ‘We would like to welcome all of the surfers to Bundoran this weekend. The Peak provides the ideal location and conditions for such a prestigious national competition.  I know that all of the competitors will enjoy their weekend with us in Ireland’s #SurfCapital. We wish everyone the best of luck for the event.’

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