Waves of a meter, a meter an a half were pumping for those Sub-16 and Sub-12 of the deferred final stages of testing Razo. The conditions last weekend forced the organization to postpone the competition of the first serie in Razo, Galicia, so there was no time to lose.
Disputed the arrears sleeves, the horn sounded signaling the start of the main competition. Sub-16 category started in eighth finals, while Sub-12 would do in the quarterfinals. In the water the first battles of the day has the protagonist in eighth finals among Txaber Gaminde (Euk), Manex Bikuña (Euk) and Alex Iriondo (Euk). A strong heat that truncated of the fourth ranked in the proof of Razo: Alex Iriondo, losing all sort option for the European final. It also began to emerge as early favorites Cantabrian Marcelino Botin or Basques Txaber Gaminde, Imanol Yeregui and Natxo Gonzalez.
Towards noon, the tide and despite the moderate northwest winds prevailing, there was the time optimal competitive. Blunt rights are concentrated in the constant peak camping and left uncovered the full potential of the grommets before the watchful eye of numerous publications.
After lunch and after some natural variations of the peak due to the tide, the championship was taking decisive channels on their way towards the final stages.
In Sub-12, the final face avier Vidania, Jaime Amador, Pablo Azpiroz and Fran Previtera, with victory for the latter.
For its part, the Sub-16 final was full of expectation that it would face some of the favorites to win a priori that, ultimately, fall in the surfer Biscayan Txaber Gaminde, followed by his teammate Natxo Gonzalez.
The awards arranged around the 20.30 hours at the nearby Casa del Surf with crowds and saw crown champions in the various series: Razo and Somo. It is also unlocking the names of the lucky seven qualified for the finals of the European final of the King of the Groms to be held in Zarautz, Gipuzkoa, the next 7 and August 8. The two finalists will get the pass for the international final which will take place from September 23 in France waters, in Hossegor.
Distributed the prizes and the related family photo with finalists, attendees enjoyed a traditional barbecue was followed, over the 22 hours, the projection of "Cloud 9", the latest blockbuster from the firm which bears Quiksilver protagonist of the nine times World Champion, Kelly Slater. At 23 the Cantabrian band "lunatica" put to the last beat of bar chords for the night with his concert and playing their latest work "99%".
The Quiksilver King of the Groms Somo 2009 is sponsored by Quiksilver and Sony Ericsson with the collaboration of the Municipality of Ribamontán Sea, the Cantabrian Federation Surf School and Coca-Cola, Norbega.