Northeast Regional Championships
May 15-17, 2009
Hosted by Central New Jersey District
350 surfers from
2008 Eastern Surfing Championships (The Easterns) and the USA Surfing Championships.
Contest slots filled by invitation only. Competitors must advance through their
district to be eligible for the
The Adult events will be concluded Friday, or sometime Saturday. The Adult
Awards will take place at the
Contestants' Banquet Saturday evening.
There will also be a raffle held at the Banquet for product donated by various sponsors and supporters.
The Youth Awards will take place Sunday following the conclusion of the Finals, weather permitting.
Should weather be inclement, Youth Awards will be held at a sheltered location to be finalized.
Friday May 15th:
Today's start... three hour FOG delay. Did the Weather Channel predict this? Did the local weather guessers predict this?
The answer to both, was an emphatic no!
So, the finest from the ESA's Northeast states descended upon
to fight the fight and battle for some of the tastiest waves so far this spring. The fog finally surrendered about 2PM and spectators
were finally treated to the show they’d been missing.
Most of the adult divisions ran to completion today. Check out advancements, as all heats should be posted by 9PM.
Thursday May 14th:
Check out the contest site using "Eastern Lines Surf Shop's" Wave Cam
Wednesday May 13th:
Competitor's Banquet will be held at the Columns on
Competitors free and non-competitors $15.00.
Kai Nichols, age
Menehune 11 and under, Menehune Longboard 14 & under, Open all ages
Hokulani Nichols, age 13
Girls 14 & under, Menehune Longboard 14 & under
Chad Bruce, age 12
Boys 12-14, Menehune Longboard 14 & under
Jared Veltsos, age 16
Jr Men 15-17, Open all ages
James Morse, age 17
Jr Men 15-17
Brent Reinheimer, age 38
Sr Men 35-44, Masters Longboard 30-49
Lenny Nichols, age 52
Grandmasters 45-54, Legends Longboard 50 & over
Bob McNeil, age 58
Northeast Regional Championship
Kai Nichols placed 2nd overall in Menehune Division, 10th in Menehune Longboard, 20th in Open.
Hokulani Nichols placed 5th in Girls Division, 14th in Menhune Longboard.
Chad Bruce finished 9th overall in Boys, 7th in Menehune Longboard.
Jared Veltsos finished 13th overall in Jr Men Division and 19th in Open.
James Morse 24th in Jr Men.
Brent Reinheimer placed 6th overall in Sr Men, 7th in Masters Longboard.
Lenny Nichols 5th in Grandmasters, 7th in Legends Longboard.
Bob McNeil 13th in Legends Longboard and 7th in Legends.
Please be sure to come to our first contest of the 2009-2010
Season. May 30th, Saturday
“The Wall”, 10 Street,
Check out our local website: www.ESA-NNE.org for our Competition Schedule
To join ESA go to www.surfesa.org and click on Membership
Contact information “Lenny Nichols District Director” Cell # 603 944 2418
Northern New England District,
in May, exact date to be announced.
2009 NNE Schedule