"The selection committee considered all the surfers from across the country who entered their names for the coaching series, and we think that the final list of surfers shows great potential for the future," said South African Surfing Legends' Jason Ribbink. "We are very excited to be working with this young team of future legends."

The selected surfers are thus:

U16 Boys:

Eli Buekes, Bryce Du Preez, Max Elkington, Angelo Faulkner, Calvin Goor, Jared Hook, Tide Lee Ireland, Ryan Lightfoot, Koby Oberholzer, Saxton Randal, Karl Steen, Joe Webster, Julien Zens, Aya Grinieke, York Van Jaarsveld and Luke Slijpen.

U16 Girls:

Sophie Bell, Anna Jallema Butler, Nina Harmse, Olivia Izzard, Gabi Lailvaux, Kirsty McGillivray, Kayla Nogueira, Zoe Smith, Snehlanhla Makhubu and Kelly Medley.

The Future Legends Coaching Series is set to take place on the 23rd January, 27th February and 19th March at The New Pier in Durban.

The Future Legends Coaching Series will focus on the four foundation pillars of modern surfing, being Physical, Mental, Equipment and Surf.

After the coaching series, the division winners will be invited to participate in a free two-week High Performance Surfing Academy coaching course valued at R12k per participant that will take place on a date yet to be determined in Durban.

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South African Surfing Legends is supported by South African Rugby Legends, Richmark, Firewire, Avis and Maverick Printing.

The SASL website, with stories and photos of the legends from our past by Pat Flanagan, and details on the Future Legends Coaching Series can be found here:
southafricansurfinglegends.com/future-legends-coaching-series/

SASL Facebook group:
www.facebook.com/groups/1420990831503211

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