TOP DOG: Cody Robinson on his way to taking out the World Surf League Junior Qualifying Series division of the Oz Grom Open at Lennox Head.
TOP DOG: Cody Robinson on his way to taking out the World Surf League Junior Qualifying Series division of the Oz Grom Open at Lennox Head. SURFING NSW

Victorian nails vital wave to win Oz Grom pro division

THE 2015 Skullcandy Oz Grom Open produced an action-packed finals day as champions were decided in all divisions.

Cody Robinson (Jan Juc, Vic) claimed a last-minute victory in the World Surf League Junior Qualifying Series division with one of the biggest turns seen at the event.

MORE: Full results for the Skullcandy Oz Grom Open

Needing a 7.53 wave score (out of a possible 10 points) to overtake rival Jackson Baker (Merewether, NSW), the Victorian nailed a lay-back snap, which netted him a 7.57 wave score and the overallOz Grom Open Pro Junior title.

Lennox Head's Zac Whitman
Lennox Head's Zac Whitman

"I'm over the moon," Robinson said. "When I managed to scratch into that wave I just knew I had to surf my heart out on it."

Earlier, in the semi-finals, Robinson defeated Lennox Head's Zac Wightman.

Lennox Head's Mikey McDonagh
Lennox Head's Mikey McDonagh Dev Lahey/Surfing Queensland

In the dying minutes of their semi, Wightman attempted a critical air-reverse but was unable to successfully ride it out.

"This is such a good result, so I'm pretty happy overall," he said.

Lennox Head youngster Mikey McDonagh surfed well to win the 14 years and under boys final, posting an 18.10 heat total.


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