Longboard titles resume at Point Impossible

Wave ridden: Ocean Grove's Myles Fletcher catches a wave during round one of the Victorian Longboard Titles held at Thirteenth Beach. 153618 Pictures: SURFING VICTORIA

THE remaining round one heats of the Victorian Longboard Titles will resume at Point Impossible on the 14-15 May weekend after this month’s opening event was postponed due to poor surf.
Round one HIF Victorian Longboard Titles was scheduled to take place at Ocean Grove beach on 30 April and 1 May but relocated to Thirteenth Beach for a slight swell increase.
The competition saw the state’s elite longboarders do battle in small and clean conditions under unseasonably clear skies at Thirteenth Beach.
Ocean Grove-based Robbie Emslie was a local standout after he progressed through to the semi-finals at the round one Victorian Longboard Titles event.
Fellow local Myles Fletcher, a goofy footer, also competed at the state’s Longboard Title opener.
Finals of round one will take place this weekend to coincide with the commencement of round two Victorian Longboard Titles at Point Impossible.
In other local longboard surfing news, the next SOUL Longboard competition will be held at Ocean Grove main beach on Saturday 21 May.