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SURFEST: Ryan Callinan’s amazing act of generosity

It was a crazy few days for Surfest 2022 organisers with several competition days cancelled due to adverse weather and dangerous surf conditions.

While Warren Smith says the Surfest team were able to get the final day underway as scheduled it was an act of incredible generosity by local surfer Ryan Callinan, giving up his final ride and second place so that 42-year-old Nathan Hedge could make the Challenger Series, that will be his lasting memory from the 2022 event.

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