Jimmy Miller teams score sun, family friendly waves
The 15th Annual Jimmy Miller Memorial Surf Fiesta, on Sunday at 42nd Street in Manhattan Beach, drew over 180 surfers for a team surf contest in small, family-friendly waves. Funds from entry fees, T-shirts, raffles, and a silent auction will go to JMMF ocean therapy programs.
Sub Bum Best Performance by a Family award went to Peter, Curren and Landon Gentry. Other top finishers were:
First place team: Team 16th Street, Hermosa Beach: Matt Walls, Kieren Walls, Shane Mosely, Rachel Tominga, Karsten Wanke.
2nd Place: Team 22nd street Hermosa + Friends: Dickie O’Reilly, Brad Bush, Clyde Bush, Charlie Meils, Paul Meils with subs through the day of Danny Glober and Curren Gentry.
Spyder Surfboard Best Wave: Karsten Wanke.
Rip Curl Best Performance by a Girl Grom: Maggie Griffin.
Sector 9 Best Performance by Boy Grom: Carson Stone.
ET Surfboard Beach Lounger Award: Brynn Barry birthday crew.
Trilogy Spa Best Performance by a Female: Charlie Meils .
Spy Optics Best Wipeout: Hunter Sleeis.
JMMF Pure Surfing Experience Award: Charlie Speiser.
by Kevin Cody
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