Photo- Denny Irish Surf Team
Front Row- L to R Easkey Britton, Jamie Byrne, John Mc Carthy, Ashleigh Smith, Fergal Smith, Stephen Kilfeather, Shauna Ward
Back Row- L to R Bryan Mc Auley, Stevie Burns, Hugh Galloway, Andrew Mennie, John Mc Curry, Colin O’Hare, Pascal Devine, Darragh Mc Carter.
Denny Irish Surf Team member, John Mc Carthy has taken a bronze medal in the senior division at the European Surfing Championships. Fifteen nations and over 250 surfers competed in the ten day competition that finished today in Anglet, France.
Current Irish Senior Surfing Champion, John Mc Carthy secured his bronze medal when he finished 3rd in a final against Paulo Rodriguees, Portugal, 1st, Mark Vaughan, Wales, 2nd and Scott Eastwood, Channel Islands, 4th.
Fergal Smith was the highest placed open surfer finishing 21st. Other good performances include 6th place for Stevie Burns in the Masters and 7th place for Ashleigh Smith in the Women’s Bodyboard.
The Denny Irish Surf Team finished 9th overall at the European Surf Championships. Portugal finished 1st, France 2nd, Spain 3rd and Wales 4th.
Denny Irish Surf Team 2007 Results
Fergal Smith, Westport- 21st
Colin O’Hare, Strandhill – 41st
Stephen Kilfeather, Standhill- 49th
Jamie Byrne, Tramore- 49th
Andrew Mennie, Portrush- 61st
Hugh Galloway, Tramore- 61st
Easkey Britton, Rossnowlagh- 11th
Shauna Ward, Bundoran- 21st
Bryan Mc Auley, Ballybogey- 11th
Darragh Mc Carter, Bundoran 15th
John Mc Curry, Ballymena-17th
Jamie Byrne, Tramore- 21st
Ashleigh Smith, Sligo- 7th
John Mc Carthy, Lahinch- 3rd
Stevie Burns- Portrush- 6th
Shane Meehan, Sligo
Daniel Gow, Portrush
Howard Robinson, Portrush
Pascal Devnie, Newtownstewart
Marcus Dias, Bundoran
Stevie Burns, Portrush