Through rain or shine, these past three days have been nothing short of magical as the Covelong Point Surf, Music & Yoga Festival came to an exhilarating finish with surfers from around India and across the world battling it out for the win. Bands played to a packed beach of music lovers, the Yoga Shala saw actors like Kalki Koechlin participating in the many yoga, meditation and healing sessions, and the surf competition saw a steep rise in the competitive skill levels of surfing in the country.
Surfers took to the seas and braved the ocean in particularly difficult surf conditions – in the nail biting finale, Navin Kumar and Ramesh Hannuman won the Novice (Under 12) and Juniors (17 to 22 Years) Categories; Ajeesh Ali defended his title by securing a top finish in the Groms Category (Under 16); Suhasini Damian secured the top spot in the Women Category (All Age - Local), while the Women Category (All Age - International) saw Brigid Hayes emerge victorious. Raghul Panneerselvam and Palani Vijayan won the Seniors Category (23- 30 years) & Masters Category (Above 30 years) respectively, while Gus Hugno earned the champions spot in the Open category. Sekar Patchai and Vilassini Sundar were the champions in the Stand- Up Paddling Category (Male & Female).

Here are the final results:

Novice (Under 12):
1st : Navin Kumar | 2nd : Akhilan S. | 3rd : Srikanth Groms

Category (Under 16):
1st : Ajeesh Ali | 2nd : Sanjay Selvamani | 3rd : Ruban Vasudevan

Juniors Category (17- 22 Years):
1st : Ramesh Hanuman | 2nd : Surya P. | 3rd : Ragul Govind

Seniors Category (23- 30 Years):
1st : Raghul Panneerselvam |2nd : Mani Kandan | 3rd : Sekar P

Masters Category ( Above 30 Years):
1st : Palani Vijayan | 2nd : Velumurugan Vallathan | 3rd : Mukesh Panjanathan

Women (All Age- Local):
1st : Suhasini Damian | 2nd : Sinchana Gowda | 3rd : Vilassini Sundar

Women Category (All Age- International):
1st : Brigid Hayes | 2nd : Kellie Van Eyk | 3rd : Kate Hayes

Open Category:
1st : Gus Hugno | 2nd : Milan Andra Hennathige

Stand Up Paddling Competition (Male):
1st : Sekar Patchai | 2nd : Vignesh | 3rd : Rajsekar

Stand Up Paddling Competition (Female):
1st : Vilassini Sundar | 2nd : Tanvi Jagdish | 3rd : Harshitha Achar


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