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Manly, New South Wales /Australia (Thursday, February 16, 2012) Sally Fitzgibbons (AUS). The Australian surfing tribe gathered in Manly last night to honour big-wave legend Ross Clarke-Jones as he was inducted into the Australian Surfing Hall of Fame...Clarke-Jones became the 34th Inductee into the Hall of Fame in front of more than 400 people at a gala function at the Manly Novotel...The 45-year-old was overwhelmed and humbled by the honour..."I am completely humbled," Clarke-Jones said. "When you look at the guys on there I think Im not worthy. These guys are world champions, they design stuff everyone surfs on. Im really taken aback to be part of this list..."Its a bit like a bookend, but Im not ready to retire yet. With the whole Storm Surfer thing it feels like Im starting again. I feel like a spring chicken..."Im honoured to be recognised as its something I never dreamed of receiving.".World No.3 Owen Wright was named the Male Surfer of the Year; womens World No.2 Sally Fitzgibbons was named Female Surfer of the Year; and ASP Womens Rookie of the Year Tyler Wright won the Rising Star Award...Ten-time Molokai paddleboard champion and winner of the recent Biggest Paddle Award in the ASL Oakley Big-Wave Awards Jamie Mitchell won the inaugural Waterman Award...The ASB Surfing Spirit Award was won by 1988 World Champion Barton Lynch for his tireless efforts to training and mentoring the surfing champions of tomorrow including organising the successful BLs Blast Off event for junior surfers.. Photo: joliphotos.com
Manly, New South Wales /Australia (Thursday, February 16, 2012) Sally Fitzgibbons (AUS). The Australian surfing tribe gathered in Manly last night to honour big-wave legend Ross Clarke-Jones as he was inducted into the Australian Surfing Hall of Fame...Clarke-Jones became the 34th Inductee into the Hall of Fame in front of more than 400 people at a gala function at the Manly Novotel...The 45-year-old was overwhelmed and humbled by the honour..."I am completely humbled," Clarke-Jones...
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