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2017 World Kneeboard Titles Somo, Spain. Photos by The Blue Trip and Surf Mar Cantabrico.

Welcome to the Kneeboard Surf Australia Website.

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Kneeboard Surf Australia runs a circuit of three competitions a year, which are all proudly sponsored by Atoll Travel. Let  Atoll Travel know that you are part of the KSA and they will look after you for all your surf travel needs.

Kneeboard Surf Australia Competition Dates

Round 2 of the Kneeboard Surf Australia Circuit

Date: Wednesday June 12, 2019.
Location: Boomerang Beach, NSW.

Round 3 of the Kneeboard Surf Australia Circuit

Date: October 5 & 6, 2019.
Location: Newcastle, NSW.

Entry forms


Date: February 29 to March 7, 2020.
Location: Dunedin Otago, New Zealand. Please see below.

Round 1 of the Kneeboard Surf Australia Circuit, 2020.

Date: March 14 & 15, 2020.
Location: Phillip Island, Victoria.

Further details will be added to the website closer to the competition dates.

2020 worlds



DATES: February 29 to March 7, 2020.

LOCATION: The main site for the competition will be at St Clair Beach, Dunedin, New Zealand. However this is a mobile comp and
the comp will head to other surfing spots around Dunedin, depending on conditions. This includes surfing spots such as Allans Beach,
Murderers Point,Blacks Beach, Aramoana, etc

ACCOMODATION: The best spots to stay will be St Clair and St Kilda. St Kilda has a camping ground. There are some hotels in St Clair
and St Kilda, along with apartments and houses to rent. Dunedin city hotels are a fifteen to twenty minute drive from the main comp site.

TRANSPORT: Dunedin has an airport which does get some international flights, otherwise you can fly to Christchurch and fly domestically
or hire a car to get to Dunedin. It is about a four and half hour drive to Dunedin from Christchurch. Christchurch Airport car hire
Motor home rentals Dunedin Airport Car Rentals

ENTRY FORMS: Entry forms are now open and there is a discount for early entries.

TEAM UNIFORM INFORMATION: Click to order team gear. Select PRODUCTS, Click on your selection, select size and quantity,
Add to shopping cart and proceed to payment.

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The 35th Phillip Island Pro, 2019

Woolamai Beach turned on some great weather and fantastic waves for the 35th Annual Phillip Island Kneeboard Pro,
held on 16th and 17th of March. This is round 1 of the Australian Kneeboard Title, and all of the best Kneelo's from
Australia were in attendance, along with some overseas surfers. A field of 60 kicked off Saturday morning at "classic"
Woolamai. 4 foot lefts and rights, along with strong rips greeted the competitors. All of the top seeds got through round 1
and 2, but by round 3 any of the remaining 16 were good enough to make the final, but that meant that some very good
surfers would miss out. Those knocked out in the quarter finals included James Anderson, Baden Smith, Stan Kofoed,
Pete McLure, Nick Hartigan, Greg Budgen, Mark McLeod, and last year's winner, Pete Fairweather. The final 8 were set to
surf first light on Sunday morning. 3-4 foot glassy waves with no wind, perfect conditions to watch the best.

Report continued

Division Winners


1st - Chayne Simpson
2nd - Chris Carey
3rd - Gavin Coleman
4th - Paul O'Neill

1st - Andrew Barnes
1st - John Cullen
1st - Donna Jennings
1st - Noah Bateup
1st - Owen Fairweather

For all other results please read the 35th Phillip Island Pro, 2019 report above.