Marc Lacomare from Hossegor, France, who has been with FRIDAY MANAGEMENT GROUP for almost one year now and recent signing Jatyr Berasaluce from Algorta, Euskadi, both reached the final of the Vans Pro Junior, held in San Sebastian over the weekend. Defending Vans Pro Junior champion Lacomare finished third; Jatyr Berasaluce, winner in San Sebastian two years ago, finished second after leading the final until the dying seconds. Damien Chaudoy from Reunion Island, another recent FMG signing, made it to the semis to finish equal 7th.
After the Vans Pro Junior, Marc Lacomare is now ranked 2nd, Damien Chaudoy 3rd and Jatyr Berasaluce 4th on the European Pro Junior ratings.
Next event for Jatyr and Damien is the Pro Junior in Sopelana, Euskadi, from July 30th to August 2nd, Marc will join the French national team at the ISA World Surfing Games in Costa Rica (August 1st to 8th). Stay tuned for an exclusive Surfline interview with Marc, online early August – http://www.surfline.com
Marc Lacomare is sponsored by DC, Oakley, Monster Energy, Channel Islands Surfboards, FCS and Bidonvilla Sushibar.
Jatyr Berasaluce is sponsored by Vans, Electric, Island Style and Lost Surfboards.
Damien Chaudoy is sponsored by Quiksilver, Sollife Surfboards and Arcade Accessories.