Surfing: Cieran and Ffion Hughes

The Welsh National Surfing Championships were held at the end of April in Pembroke.

Cieran (a Year 11 pupil at Cowbridge Comprehensive School) had a great weekend and got some great results. Cieran got fourth in the Under 18 Boys and also fourth in the Mens Open Division. Cieran made history as the youngest ever surfer to make the Open Final, a fantastic achievement!(A link to a report of the contest can be found at http://www.wsf.wales/project/welsh-nationals-2016/).Cieran has again been selected for the Team GB 2016 Under 18 Boys Squad; there are 15 boys selected in his category and Cieran is one of only three selected from Wales. Selection was based on his results and performance in 2015.


Ffion (a Year 9 pupil at Cowbridge Comprehensive School) had a great weekend at the competition too, with some fantastic results. She won the Under 18 Girls category, came second in the Under 14 Cadets category (boys and girls combined) and also came third in the Womens Division: a great effort! (A link to a report of the contest can be found at http://www.wsf.wales/project/welsh-nationals-2016/.)Ffion has also been selected for the Team GB 2016 Under 16 Girls Squad; out of the nine girls selected for her category she is the only Welsh girl! Selection was based on her results and performance in 2015.