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Smith and Davis Win Rip Curl National GromSearch Finals

| posted on November 05, 2010

With an all-expenses-paid trip to Bells Beach on the line, 32 of the nation’s best young surfers battled for top-honors at the 2010 Rip Curl GromSearch National Finals at the Rip Curl Search event in Puerto Rico. In the end, it was Kauai’s Koa Smith and New York’s Quincy Davis who claimed victory in the men’s and women’s 16-under Division respectively. The win gives Smith and Davis an invitation to the Rip Curl GromSearch International Finals that runs in conjunction with the 2011 Rip Curl Pro, Bells Beach.

Official Results: 2010 Rip Curl Gromsearch National Final “Somewhere in Puerto Rico”:

Boys 16/under:
1. Koa Smith (HI)
2. Colin Moran (CA)
3. Cam Richards (SC)
4. Andrew Jacobson (CA)

Girls 16/under:
1. Quincy Davis (NY)
2. Nikki Viesens (FL)
3. Chelsea Tuach (Barbados)
4. Jasset Umbel (FL)

Boys 14/under:
1. Parker Coffin (CA)
2. Ian Gentil (HI)
3. Koa Smith (HI)
4. Seth Moniz (HI)

Boys 12/under:
1. Seth Moniz (HI)
2. Jacob Davis (CA)
3. Jake Marshall (CA)
4. Dane Mackie (Barbados)

H2O Overdrive Maneuver of the Event: Jacob Davis ($250)

Dragon High Heat Total:
Quincy Davis (iPad)

The Room High Wave Score:
Parker Coffin ($500)