Surfs up on Tiree

The Oban Times - - News -

BLACKHOUSE Wa­ter­sports Tiree are the hosts of this year’s ‘Gath­er­ing Of The Clans’ surf­ing event, or­gan­ised by the Scot­tish Surf­ing Fed­er­a­tion.

The com­pe­ti­tion is ex­pected to have around 60 com­peti­tors, in­clud­ing un­der-14s cham­pion Ben Larg, 11, from Tiree and un­der-16s com­peti­tor Finn MacDon­ald, 15, also from Tiree. Gath­er­ing Of The Clans will be held from Fri­day Au­gust 26 to Au­gust 29, and 40 lo­cal club mem­bers are ex­pected to com­pete in the team event over the four days.

Ben Larg and Finn MacDon­ald will com­pete at the ISA World Ju­nior Surf­ing Cham­pi­onship in São Miguel, Azores Is­lands, Por­tu­gal, on Septem­ber 17 along with surf­ing in­struc­tor An­drew Roberts, who will be com­pet­ing in the un­der 18s cat­e­gory.

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