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Snowboarding News | Friday February 08, 2013 | Shared By: Volcom

On Saturday Febuary 2nd the VQS had its last “HURRAH!!” at the LANE for the 2012/2013 Greatwhite Surf Series presented by MUSCLE MILK. With the end of the regular season only now 2 stops away, competitors were scrambling to get their points in before the VQS machine headed South! Shaun Burns showed his competition how to surf The LANE with smooth “in the pocket” snaps and clean rail surfing! The talk and highlight of the whole day though was the Groms division slugging it out in the final! Kei Kobiyashi thought he had the win in the bag with a perfect 10, but Jake Marshall had other plans though; throwing down a 9.5 and then back it up with a 8.5 with a combination score of 18 points out of 20! Congrats to Logan Banks who took home the ELECTRIC Volt Thrower award for a mental-inverted-hail Mary-no grab-tail high air reverse! Check out more of the days events below. Year after year the VQS Greatwhite is blessed with amazing surf! Thanks you Mother Nature! Shaun Burns has been on a tear this season. He picked up his second win of the season, as well a $1000 and seat in the 2013 USA VQS Champs. Congrats Shaun! Brogie helps Stoneman find his way home, while competitors take down some seriously good pizza by PIZZA MY HEART. Logan Banks cashes this nuts air in for the ELECTRIC Volt Thrower move of the event and $100 cash. (L to R) Watermelon winner Adam Bartlett, Squids winner Sebastian Mendes, and Juniors winner Richie Schmidt with a whole bunch of goodies thanks to some of our sponsors LADERA SKATEBOARDS, KICKER, TEAM ASSOCIATED, CREATURES OF LEISURE, GLOBE SHOES and GOPRO. 5 years old shredder Adam Bartlett earned himself the Watermelon Sportsmanship award and a new BUELL WETSUITS. Groms peeing in their suits, while Shaun Burns soaks up his Pro-Am win! Jake Marshall flew in from Hawaii and cleaned house by posting a 9.5 and 8.5 in the Grom final. Marshmellow microphones? Surfers Jonah Pierce and Nic Hdez getting busy at Steamers! Kei Kobiyashi posted a 10 in the Grom final, but couldn't find a backup score. Even though he finished the day in second, he's already won 3 events this season and qualified for VQS Champs. Special Thanks Goes Out To Our Product Sponsors: MUSCLE MILK ELECTRIC VISUAL TRANSWORLD SURF KICKER GLOBE SHOES GOPRO TEAM ASSOCIATED LADERA SKATEBOARDS FUTURE FINS CREATURES OF LEISURE FAMOUS WAX CLIF BAR BUELL WETSUITS PIZZA MY HEART Shane Borland cuts into a Santa Cruz beauty! RESULTS PRO-AM 1. Shaun Burns $1000.00 2. Tyler Morrish 3. Willie Eagleton 4. Jonah Carter 5. Logan Banks 6. Peter Mueller JUNIORS 1. Richie Schmidt $250 Muscle Milk 2. Jonah Pierce 3. Nic Hdez 4. Ben Coffey 5. Eric Rowning 6. Chandler Norton GROMS 1. Jake Marshall 2. Kei Kobiyashi 3. Micky Clarke 4. Sean Woods 5. John Mel 6. Shane Borland SQUIDS 1. Sebastian Mendes 2. AJ Menna 3. Sage Burke 4. Burkley Eggers 5. Cole Sandman 6. Alex Rosenthal GIRLS 1. Shelby Detmers 2. Chenua Firpo 3. Jessica Rodgers 4. Tiare Thompson 5. Autumn Hays 6. Alani Helm ELECTRIC VOLT THROWER Logan Banks - $100 WATERMELON SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD Adam Bartlett Photos courtesy of Erik Colasanti and Yvonne Falk. For more photos CLICK HERE.

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On Saturday Febuary 2nd the VQS had its last "HURRAH!!" at the LANE for the 2012/2013 Greatwhite Surf Series presented by MUSCLE MILK. With the end of the regular season only now 2 stops away, competitors were scrambling to get their points in before the VQS machine headed South! Shaun Burns showed his competition how to surf The LANE with smooth "in the pocket" snaps and clean rail surfing! The talk and highlight of the whole day though was the Groms division slugging it out in the final! Kei Kobiyashi thought he had the win in the bag with a perfect 10, but Jake Marshall had other plans though; throwing down a 9.5 and then back it up with a 8.5 with a combination score of 18 points out of 20! Congrats to Logan Banks who took home the ELECTRIC Volt Thrower award for a mental-inverted-hail Mary-no grab-tail high air reverse! Check out more of the days events below. Check here for more info on the event, http://vol.cm/XdN7Br RESULTS PRO-AM 1. Shaun Burns $1000.00 2. Tyler Morrish 3. Willie Eagleton 4. Jonah Carter 5. Logan Banks 6. Peter Mueller JUNIORS 1. Richie Schmidt $250 Muscle Milk 2. Jonah Pierce 3. Nic Hdez 4. Ben Coffey 5. Eric Rowning 6. Chandler Norton GROMS 1. Jake Marshall 2. Kei Kobiyashi 3. Micky Clarke 4. Sean Woods 5. John Mel 6. Shane Borland SQUIDS 1. Sebastian Mendes 2. AJ Menna 3. Sage Burke 4. Burkley Eggers 5. Cole Sandman 6. Alex Rosenthal GIRLS 1. Shelby Detmers 2. Chenua Firpo 3. Jessica Rodgers 4. Tiare Thompson 5. Autumn Hays 6. Alani Helm ELECTRIC VOLT THROWER Logan Banks - $100 WATERMELON SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD Adam Bartlett Music provided by: ASG "Low End Insight" Win Us Over Volcoment.com

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