3 surfers from Jersey will cross head-to-head with one of the very best younger athletes in the world of their recreation at this week’s International Junior Championship in California.

Seventeen-year-old Will Masterman – who represents England – completed 13th in Huntington Seaside final yr, however steps as much as the lads under-18 department this time.

His efficiency in 2018 was once the most productive ever for England through a male junior on the ISA match.

In the meantime, Kitty Brewer, 18, and Claudia Cosgrove, 15, make up the two-strong workforce representing the Channel Islands Surfing Federation.

Brewer is recent from flying the flag for Nice Britain on the ISA International Surfing Video games in Japan, the place she completed 64th out of the highest 110 girls on the earth.

Cosgrove is the present under-16 CI champion and completed 3rd within the British Cup match, held in Jersey previous this yr.

Guernsey’s Tom Hook additionally met the factors for variety for the International Junior Championship however was once now not in a position to trip as a result of faculty commitments.

In general 343 surfers from 44 countries will compete throughout 4 divisions in Huntington Seaside, amongst them two athletes who’ve already earned provisional qualification for the 2020 Olympics.

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