SurfAid Cup launches video recap of epic April event
Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 5 May, 2014 - The Margaret River Wineries team has won the SurfAid Cup in Western Australia with a last-second ride in solid six foot (two metre) surf. The MR Wineries scored 51.90 to narrowly defeat HSF aka the “Bar” Boys (51.80), with Macquarie WA third (42.67) and defending champions CineAds fourth (36.77). MadFish Wines and Grace Farm’s Finest finished equal 5th, while Caporn Young and Property Construction Nuts were equal 7th.
The eight teams raised $84,000 for SurfAid and Caporn Young (Jono Cullen, Todd Bennett, Jeremy Bower and Justin Wallace) won the fundraising trophy by collecting $17,500.
The SurfAid Cup, a tag-team style event with four surfers per team, plus one pro/legend from the selection pool, is held in conjunction with the Drug Aware Margaret River Pro and proudly supported by Surfing WA. This year’s pro lineup included former two-time ASP world champion Tom Carroll, current ASP World Championship Tour surfers Travis Logie, Aritz Aranburu, CJ Hobgood and Adrian Buchan, plus locals Jake Paterson, Tom Innes and Luke Campbell.
The winning team - Brendan Carr (Xanadu Wines), Jarod Bawden (Stella Bella), Sam Castleden (Rosily Wines) and Adam Elton (Voyager Estate), plus local ripper Luke Campbell – won with five seconds to spare when Bawden caught the final wave to overtake HSF.