Longboard junior state champions are crowned
SURFING: Moffat Beach's Aiden Feeley and Noosaville's Emily Lethbridge proved they're rising stars on the longboarding scene, at the Gold Coast on Sunday.
The talented teenagers won two Queensland crowns apiece to earn berths in the state team for the national championships.
Feeley claimed victories in the under-18 boys and junior loggers divisions
"That left hander has turned on this weekend," he told event media during the the three-day Longboard and SUP Surfing State Titles.
"I just went out there with the aim to surf the best I could and ended up in the final with one of my best mates."
He edged Castaways Beach's Zac Brewster in one of the deciders.
"Making the Queensland team for one division was good enough, to make it for two is amazing," he said.
"There's a lot of guys at nationals who are really great surfers so it will be good this year."
Lethbridge's performance was something to behold.
Not only did she win the under-18 girls crown, she also claimed a victory in the marquee open women's longboard section.
There were plenty of other competitors in action at the state championships, with winners in the senior ranks. See the Daily's website for more.