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48 athletes hit the waves for Rick's Reef Classic

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by Dave Delgado

Guam - A total of forty-eight surfing, bodyboarding and stand-up paddling athletes, ranging from ages 8 through 63, took to the waves at Satpon Point or popularly known as Rick's Reef in the seventh annual Rick's Reef Classic competition organized by Guahan Napu Inc. The event was co-presented by SPPC 76 and Bud Light with Sheraton Laguna Guam Resort as the venue host. The morning rounds saw seven juniors including four grommets competing in two junior surfing heats followed by five contestants in the single finals heat for the inaugural stand-up paddle surfing division. In the body-boarding category, 12 competitors battled their way through four heats while in the long board surfing division, seven contestants surfed their way in two heats to a four-man finals. The short board surfing category had the largest turnout of participants with 17 surfers competing through three rounds before four top contestants advanced to the finals. Click here for a complete list of all the winners.

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