Australian Open of Surfing

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The Australian Open of Surfing is an annual surf, skate and music event held on Manly Beach, Sydney, Australia. It is ASP-sanctioned surf contests for men and women surf athletes from around the world. It is owned by IMG The inaugural nine-day event was held from the 11 to 19 February 2012. The Open was cancelled in 2018. [1][2]

Pro Final Winners[edit]

Year Pro Men's Pro Women's
2017 Jesse Mendes Malia Manuel
2016 Dion Atkinson Nikki Van Dijk
2015 Kolohe Andino Laura Enever
2014 Adriano de Souza Carissa Moore
2013 Alejo Muniz Carissa Moore
2012 Matt Banting Sally Fitzgibbons

Australian Longboard Surfing Open[edit]

The event began as the ‘Malfunction' Surf Festival in 1984. In 2012, the Longboard Surfing Open replaced the ‘Malfunction’ competition and went on to become the largest World Surf League sanctioned longboard competition in Australia. The open is held every March at Kingscliff, Tweed Heads, New South Wales.[3] [4][5]

Pro Final Winners[edit]

Year Pro Men's Pro Women's
2018 Dane Pioli Honolua Blomfield
2017 Harley Ingleby Natsumi Taoka
2016 Taylor Jensen Chloe Calmon
2015 Taylor Jensen Karina Rozunko
2014 Taylor Jensen Jennifer Smith
2013 Harley Ingleby Georgia Young
2012 Taylor Jensen Chelsea Williams

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Manly to host Sydney Surf Pro competition in 2018". ABC. 22 December 2017.
  2. ^ "Australian Open of Surfing". Rad Season. 24 February 2018.
  3. ^ "Countdown on to the Australian Longboard Surfing Open – what's on & entries". PACIFIC LONGBOARDER. 17 January 2018.
  4. ^ "Longboarding championships: the young, the old and the best mates battle it out". ABC. 1 March 2018.
  5. ^ "World Champs to Headline Australian Longboard Surfing Open". World Surf League. 22 March 2015.

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