PHUKET: Indonesian Tipi “The Tiger” Jabrik took first place in the finals of the Men’s shortboard competition at the Quiksilver Thailand Surf Competition 2010 yesterday, while 12-year-old Phuket local Annissa Flynn used her knowledge of the “home surf” to take top honors in the women’s shortboard event.
Seventy-seven surfers from 10 countries competed in the events, with total cash prizes of over 240,000 baht.
Mr Jabrik walked off with the single largest purse, 50,000 baht, while 11-year-old Annissa was awarded 30,000 baht.
Mr Jabrik donated his winnings to Surfing Thailand to help them promote the sport in the country.
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