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Pro bodyboarder David Winchester joins NSW staff

Winchester at the 2012 IBA Arica Chilean Challenge © IBA



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Winchester signs on as NSW Bodyboarding Coaching Director

Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 6 March, 2014 - Surfing NSW has joined forces with professional bodyboarder and IBA World Tour competitor David Winchester, who has come onboard with Surfing NSW as Bodyboarding Coaching Director.

Winchester – who is a multiple IBA World Tour event champion – will offer a wealth of knowledge to the grassroots bodyboarding community through various coaching and development clinics.

“David is a class act and a great role model for all people who participate in the bodyboarding discipline,” said Surfing NSW CEO Mark Windon. “For several years now he’s been regarded as one of the world’s best and most credible bodyboarders and it’s a massive feather in our cap for Surfing NSW to have him on board. We’re excited to see what the future brings.”

Winchester added: “I’m stoked to come on board with Surfing NSW and hope I can help improve the growth of grassroots bodyboarding in the near future. I appreciate all the luxuries bodyboarding has afforded me and I’m excited if I can help any other aspiring bodyboarders to help chase their dreams as well.”

Surfing NSW is also excited to announce that there will be two rounds of the NSW Bodyboard State Titles in 2014. Total points from both rounds will be tallied and used to select the team to represent the state at the 2014 national titles.

The first NSW Bodyboard State Title events will take place at Kiama from May-2nd to May-4th.

More information about State and National Bodyboard Titles will be released next week.

Ethan Smith

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