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Matt Formston is the new World Adaptive Surfing Champion taking out the Visual Impaired division in San Diego.


Formston had plenty of work to do, but moved into second place late in the heat;

With just minutes remaining, the Wamberal natural footer found a gem to hit the front.

Then it was time to pop the champagne with his caddy – former Central Coast board-rider Samba Mann.


The 39-year-old is now a World Champ in two sports, following a stellar cycling career.

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(Image courtesy of ISA / Chris Grant)



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About Steve Allan

Steve has been a casual sports journalist with NBN Central Coast since 2007. In his role with the National Rugby League; Steve has worked at every Grand Final since 1999, including hosting the post match presentation for channel nine from 2003 to 2010. He is also the host of a radio sports show, and has been named Best Sports Presenter Provincial at the Australian Commercial Radio Awards on six occasions. When he's not reporting on sport, he's an active participant - winning numerous Australian surf lifesaving medals at open and masters level.