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FORMSTON A DUAL WORLD CHAMPION

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. (Audio in parts) (Image courtesy of ISA / Chris Grant)    

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CARMICHAEL ON COLLISION COURSE WITH ACE

After his heroics in the Australian Boardriders Battle Final, Wade Carmichael left it late to secure a win in his opening heat. He’ll now meet Avoca team mate Ace Buchan, South African Michael February and Wollongong’s Nic Squires in Round Two. ….and we feature highlights from the Adaptive Surfing expression session featuring Wamberal’s Matt Formston and sentimental favourite Barney Miller.  

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MATT AND MANN HAVE A PLAN

Matt Formston, who has a visual impairment, will take part in an expression session at the Australian Boardriders Battle in Newcastle, with assistance from renowned surfer Samba Mann. The inspirational father of two, has also received an invitation to compete in Hawaii in August.  

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