The Junior Irukandjis Surfing Team presented by Woolworths has been announced ahead of the 2022 ISA World Junior Surfing Championship in El Salvador on May 27th – June 7th.
The team includes two West Australian’s in Willow Hardy (Margaret River) and Isi Campbell (Denmark) who will represent Australia at the pinacle event of junior surfing globally.
The number one ranked athletes from Under 16 and 18 Girls and Boys divisions automatically qualify for the team.
Surfing Australia Talent Pathway Coach and 2005 Women’s World Champion Chelsea Hedges said: “ISA Junior event brings a high calibre of competition; it is a big achievement to be selected for this team and an amazing opportunity for Australia’s best junior athletes to get a taste of what their future could be at an Olympic Games.”
Woolworths comes on board as the presenting rights partner to the team which aligns perfectly with their focus on Grassroots junior surfing.
Woolworths Head of Community and Sponsorships, Sarah De La Mare said “Woolworths are committed to junior sport and we’re incredibly proud to be the foundation sponsor of the Junior Irukandji’s Surfing Team. We’re so excited to watch these young athletes represent our great surfing nation on the world stage and wear the junior Irukandji’s green and gold for the first time.”
2022 JUNIOR IRUKANDJIS SURFING TEAM PRESENTED BY WOOLWORTHS