Jase Finlay – Shark Island Champion!

Jase Finlay – Shark Island Champion!

The 20th Anniversary of the Shark Island Challenge went down in good 4-6 feet heavy slabbing Shark Island yesterday and it was the “people’s champion” Jase Finlay (Australia) who dominated the event and was crowned the 2017 SIC Champ!

The format of Shark Island was 25 invitees from around Australia which all riders surfed 2 rounds and the top 5 highest scoring athletes (best 3 waves) went into a 5 man final. It was the NSW South Coast legend Jase Finlay who finlay got the victory after finishing 5th in 2013, 4th in 2014, 3rd in 2015, 2nd in 2016 and 1st in the 2017 Shark Island Challenge.

Results:

1st – Jase Finlay

2nd – Shaun Pyne

3rd – Chris Deller

4th – Alex Leon

5th – Lachlan Cramsie

Best Barrel – Lachlan Cramsie

Best Air move – Jase Finlay (Air reverse)

Heaviest wipeout – Alex Leon 

Images: Sam Venn @samvennphotographer

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