Sport

Joske through to round of 96 at Vans World Cup of Surfing

Valla Beach's Heath Joske delivered an inspired performance at the Vans World Cup of Surfing to qualify for the round of 96.
Valla Beach's Heath Joske delivered an inspired performance at the Vans World Cup of Surfing to qualify for the round of 96.

VALLA Beach surfer Heath Joske has battled through to the next round of the Vans World Cup of Surfing in Hawaii following a solid performance in the round of 128.

Joske beat out renowned American surfer Dane Reynolds and Adrein Troyon of France with a score of 10.87 to finish second in the heat.

Interesting conditions made the going tough for Joske however the 24 year old found a way to score valuable points on the double-overhead swell Sunset Beach had to offer.

The Coffs Coast local will need to be at his best if he is to make it past the next round after drawing a tough heat in the round of 96.

Standing in his way will be Hawaiian young gun Koa Smith who is sure to take full advantage of his local knowledge.

Competition is set to resume tomorrow however with waves on the decline event organisers may opt for a lay-day.

Topics:  hawaii, heath joske



Digging deep for National Tree Day

GREEN THUMBS: Jetty Dunecare volunteers ready for National Tree Day.

Digging deep for National Tree Day

Camping on agenda

GETTING OUTDOORS: Coffs Harbour City Council are investigating possible land packages that could be designated for RVs and self-sustainable vehicles.

Camping on agenda

Cops swoop on car in Coffs

HANDS ON: Police scour a Holden Rodeo in Coffs Harbour.

Vehicle search in Coffs CBD leads to multiple arrests

Latest deals and offers

Talking whiskey with Jack Daniel’s master distiller

It all comes down to the distillery

SIXTY MILES AHEAD sign with Eclipse Records, prepare new album 'Insanity'

Sixty Miles Ahead sign with Eclipse. Photo Contributed

Sixty Miles Ahead to release new album on Eclipse

Thy Art Is Murder are killing it

See Thy Art is Murder on their killer tour happening right now. Photo Contributed

We talk with Thy Art is Murder about touring, babies, and new music

Date announced for Prince tribute concert

A Prince tribute concert will take place later this year

Matt Damon is taking a break from acting

Matt Damon is taking a break to spend time with his family

Police foiled terrifying 1m plot to kidnap Katie Price

Police foiled a £1 million plot to kidnap Katie Price and her family

Queensland's $1 town goes under the hammer today

The township of Yelarbon is up for sale.

Unprecedented auction of town's business centre with no reserve

Work starts on $15M Caloundra apartment building

Turning the first sod at the Aqua View Apartments site in Kings Beach are (from left) husband-and-wife developers Alex Yuan and Stella Sun with construction company Tomkins director Mike Tomkins and Councillor Tim Dwyer.

Developers excited about addition to Kings Beach skyline

Plans revealed for 1500-lot 'master-planned community'

Precinct will be bounded by Boundary St and Shoesmith Rd

Ecco Ripley sales run sparks prime release

MOVING IN: Sekisui House has announced the release of more residential blocks at Ecco Ripley.

Sekisui House is preparing to unveil more land at Ecco Ripley

A home rich in history looking for a new owner

HISTORY: The circa 1920s home is being sold for the first time in 90 years.

Circa 1920s home being sold for the first time in 90 years