New Smyrna Beach surfer Josh Nicastro and Flagler Beach local Haley Watson won the pro divisions this weekend, at the Flagler Surf Series No. 5, presented by Finn's Beachside Pub. They both are three-time champions for the series, which was started last year by local pro bodyboarder Dan Worley.
This contest also featured opportunities for businesses to sponsor local riders. The Sponsor a Local program paid for the local surfer’s entry and gave the business a promotion every time the surfer was in the water.
The winners are …
1 Josh Nicastro
2 Dustin Richardson
3 Aarron Cormican
4 Tony Marino, sponsored by Highjackers Restaurant
1 Blaize Carrol, sponsored by Law Office of Dennis Bayer
2 Matty Zaccaria
3 Chase Stevens
4 Patrick Conklin, sponsored by Pools N' Spas of Central Florida
1 Haley Watson, sponsored by Photos By Dwayne
2 Emily Ruppert
3 Jazmine Dean
4 Sydney Herring
1 Austin Daulton
2 Devin Ricke
3 Jarred Jeffs
4 Jeff Dalzell
1 Carl Burger
2 Ryan Huckabee
3 Evan Tyson
4 Tom Burger
Meanwhile, at the ASF East Coast Championships....
Also this weekend, at the 2013 ASF East Coast Championships, Jimmy Blumenfeld won the 2013 Masters East Coast Championship and took third in the Open Men’s Division.
Also, local youth Robbie McCormick took home a second- and third-place finish in the U16 and U14 divisions respectively. Hannah Blevins took second in U14 and third in the Junior Longboard, and Robbie Goodwin placed third in U10.