Burn Wins Dion Wired Surfski Challenge

by | Feb 23, 2013

Team Jeep's Michelle Burn claimed yet another convincing victory in the women's category of the Dion Wired Surfski Challenge, race seven of the Varsity College Marine Surfski Series, on Friday, 22 February, 2013. Photo: Anthony Grote/ Gameplan Media

Team Jeep’s Michelle Burn won race seven of the ten-leg Marine Surfski series, the Dion Wired Surfski Challenge, at Addington Beach on Friday evening.

Back from his Dusi efforts Len Jenkins and his partner, Julie Cornelius, finished second in the doubles category and were the first mixed double across the line in Friday evening's Challenge. Photo: Anthony Grote/ Gameplan MediaBurn, having missed a large portions of the first half of the series due to injury, claimed her third victory of the series and in so doing closed the gap between her and early pacesetter Tiffany Kruger to just a single victory.

Burn was unrivalled in Friday evening’s contest as she out classed the rest of the women’s field, once again sounding a formidable warning to the rest of her top competitors.

Race eight of the Varsity College Marine Surfski Series, the IT Works Surfski Challenges, takes place on Friday 1 March with all the action getting underway at the usual 17h30.

More info can be found at www.marineseries.co.za

 

Leading Results for the Women Singles (Long Course) Dion Wired Surfski Challenge, Race Seven of the Varsity College Marine Surfski Series, on Friday, 22 February, 2013:
1. Michelle Burn 42.12
2. Nikki Russell 44.36
3. Danica Bartho 45.49
Singles – Junior Girls:
1. Terri-Lee Prato 1:13.14
 
Leading Results for the Women Singles (Long Course) Hansa Surfski Challenge, Race Six of the Varsity College Marine Surfski Series, on Tuesday, 12 February, 2013:
1. Michelle Burn 40.32
2. Nikki Russell 42.20
3. Tiffany Kruger 43.00
Singles – Junior Girls:
1. Savannah van Rooyen 58.13
 
Leading Results at the Hansa Surfski Challenge, on Saturday, 9 February, 2013:
1. Tiffany Kruger 38.37
2. Nikki Russell 39.00
3. Danica Bartho 39.42
Singles – Junior Girls:
1. Savannah van Rooyen 50.16
Doubles – Overall:
1. Matt Bouman/Keren Worlock 33.48
2. Quinton Rutherford/Kerry Segal 34.24
3. Hank McGregor/Pippa Elliott 34.43
 
Leading Results at the Thule Surfski Challenge, Race Four of the Varsity College Marine Surfski Series, on 2 February, 2013:
1. Tiffany Kruger 41.27
2. Nikki Russell 41.41
3. Danica Bartho 42.25
Singles – Junior Girls:
1. Savannah van Rooyen 51.36
 
Leading Results at the Buddys Surfski Challenge, Race Three of the Varsity College Marine Surfski Series, on 26 January, 2013:
1. Tiffany Kruger 42.43
2. Jenna Ward 45.28
3. Julie Cornelius 46.13
Singles – Junior Girls:
1. Savannah van Rooyen 52.36
2. Tahne Bush 59.49
 
Leading Results at the Billy The Bums Surfski Challenge, Race Two of the Varsity College Marine Surfski Series, on 18 January, 2013:
1. Tiffany Kruger 43.20
2. Jenna Venter 43.25
3. Jacqui Boyd 46.55
Singles – Junior Girls:
1. Savannah van Rooyen 53.18
 
Leading Results at the Borland Surfski Challenge, Race One of the Varsity College Marine Surfski Series, on 14 January, 2013:
1. Michelle Burn 40.50
2. Danica Bartho 41.26
3. Tiffany Kruger 41.39
4. Jenna Ward 43.25
5. Bob Oppermann 46.49
Singles – Junior Girls:
1. Savannah van Rooyen 50.42
2. Tahne Bush 55.56

 

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