Stuurman hails from Pellsrus in Jeffrey's Bay and has
had to fight hard to achieve his dream of becoming an established
His runner up spot behind
Strachan and his defeat of some of South Africa's top
Under 20 surfers in the earlier rounds of the event is a credit
to his dedication and determination and his coach, EP
Surfing President Etienne Venter, must be bursting with pride.
Stuurman was a deserving winner of the
unique Zig Zag Blowing Up Award and R1000 in cash.
-courtesy Surfing South Africa