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Live: The World’s First Occy Grom Comp Held At Snapper Rocks

With an all-star commentary team: Stace, Rabs, Vaughano and lil Bowrey.

elsewhere // Jul 2, 2023
Words by Ethan Davis
Reading Time: < 1 minutes

Missed the Brazil event and still want your fix of comp surfing?

The world’s first WSL-sanctioned from event is on at Snapper and there’s some top-shelf pundits calling the action. Condition are super average by Snapper standards, luckily the average weight here is about 50 kilos dripping wet.

Per Billabong’s press release:

“Now in its 17th year this event lures the best young talent from all over the globe who travel to Australia to compete in three divisions (Boys and Girls U/12, U/14, U/16) for the title of Occy Grom Comp Champion. It truly is junior surfing’s Grom Holy Grail.

Traditionally held in the punchy beach breaks of Duranbah the Occy Grom Comp will create history in 2023 by being held at one of the world’s most famous breaks at Snapper Rocks. Snapper is home to countless World Champions and played a major role as the opening event of the elite WSL World Championship Tour for over a decade. It will also be home to surfing’s Olympic competition in 2032 for the Brisbane games. You can bet all eyes will be on the kids in this year’s event as they could very well be representing their country on the very same canvas in 9 year’s time.”


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