EuroSurf 2023 closes, Wales places 9th!

Wales' campaign in Europe came to an end only on the eve of finals day. What an amazing event!

The European Surfing Federation put on the EuroSurf 2023 event in Santa Cruz, Portugal.

The waves were varied, the weather hot, the competition fierce!

The Welsh team was made up of our up and coming home grown talent, and they did their country proud!

Welsh EuroSurf Team, 2023

In order of appearance in the above pic, from left to right:

Womans Surf Team: Poppy Owen, Katie David & Emily Williams

Womans Longboard: Emily Williams

Mens Surf Team: Patrick Langdon-Dark, Eli Perrins-Davies & Logan Nicol

Mens Longboard: Blake Jones

Poppy & Katie flying the flag!


The full event results, including every heat outcome, can be viewed by clicking here

There are two outcomes to the competition: Individual's ranking & Country's ranking.

These are the Welsh results:

European Mens Surf Rankings:

9th - Patrick Langdon-Dark

11th - Logan Nicol

25th - Eli Perrins-Davies

European Womens Surf Rankings:

25th - Emily Williams

37th - Katie David

37th - Poppy Owen

European Mens Longboard Rankings:

7th - Blake Jones

European Womens Longboard Rankings:

11th - Emily Williams

Wales European ranking: 9th

Eli Perrins-Davies & Team Manager Huw John


Blake Jones & Team Manager, waters edge heat prep.


PLD tail high.


Team mate Logan congratulating PLD on winning his heat.


Emily Williams with delicate footwork.