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MexiLogFest 2016: Style Winners

The finalists! Photo courtesy of MexiLogFest. 
The colorful surf-centric Sayulita on a normal day: vibrating amongst the loose energy of artists, musicians, tourists, surfers, yogis in addition to creative folks from approximately the world, basking inwards the free-spirited beach lifestyle. Sayulita during the MexiLogFest 2016: dial it upwards to 11, heighten the bar on longboard talent, in addition to inundation the town amongst to a greater extent than international amigos coming revel inwards the three-day bender of fashionable surfing in addition to partying.

This wasn't a traditional surf challenger amongst events similar the Tag Team tournament to continue the mood inwards the H2O fun, versus cutting throat. But still, there’s $2K on the draw of piece of occupation in addition to these cats accept the Noosa Festival inwards Commonwealth of Australia every bit side yesteryear side on the tour stop. “It is nonetheless definitely competitive though,” Julie Cox, i of the judges told us.

Exactly how produce yous justice this variety of contest? Julie Cox told us her criteria for crowning the winners of the MexiLogFest.

Lola wears the Hermosa Surf Suit gratuitous surfing inwards Sayulita. Photo yesteryear  JuanJose Siero. 
The divergence betwixt skillful in addition to cracking style:

Julie Cox: “It is soooo hard to justice surfing period,” Julie says. “But, at that topographic point are pocket-size things that brand a divergence inwards style. For example, cross-stepping versus shuffling, hands flailing or hands in addition to arms calm in addition to steady, trunk straight off versus hunched over, kicking out amongst control, or falling on waves. How people drib into the moving ridge is something I hold off at. There are in addition to then many subtleties. It is really subjective in addition to skillful manner is inwards the oculus of the beholder.”

How waves were judged at the festival: 

Julie Cox: “The judges at the MexiLogFest all agreed to justice on the beginning, middle in addition to halt of the rides amongst the most dynamic maneuvers including noseriding, turns, floaters, in addition to style. Comparing ii surfers is incredibly hard because they each accept their ain manner in addition to flair they pick out to the moving ridge — their ain personality... I liked seeing a big maneuver on the exterior where the moving ridge was the most critical. The surfing talent was actually high: really fine tuned, fashionable surfing going on downwards at that topographic point inwards Sayulita.” 

Only skillful vibes please: 

Julie Cox: "The loose energy seemed super smiley in addition to positive. The oestrus was intense in addition to then at that topographic point was a lot of chilling at the solid inwards the shade betwixt their heats. The MexiLog Fest brought a cracking grouping of people downwards who seemed pretty humble in addition to appreciative of having a logging contest."

Congrats to the winners in addition to everyone who participated! Go to the MexiLogFest website for all the winners in addition to forthcoming photos in addition to videos nearly the spectacular event! 

Julie Cox when she isn't at the judges tower. Photo yesteryear JuanJose Siero.
Karina Rozunko gets a skillful noseride during the contest. Photo yesteryear MexiLogFest.
Lola Mignot kicks her heel upwards during the contest. Photo yesteryear MexiLogFest. 
Lola (left) in addition to Karina (right) part a political party moving ridge earlier the contest. Photo yesteryear @jslphoto on Instagram.

A photograph posted yesteryear Karina Rozunko (@karinarozunko) on