local-surfers-in-vic-team9Phillip Island surfer Courtney Dunlop will represent Victoria in the Open Womens Shortboard competition at the 2014 Australian Surf Festival at Coffs Harbour. Photo: Liam Robertson/Nikon

THREE local surfers will be part of the Victorian State Surfing Team that will travel to Coffs Harbour to compete in the 2014 Australian Surf Festival.
Inverloch’s Luke Archibald and Phillip Island’s Walter Hiatt will represent Victoria in the Open Men’s Shortboard category whilst Phillip Island’s Courtney Dunlop will be in action in the Open Women’s Shortboard competition.
The two-week festival takes place from August 1 to August 18 and will feature over 400 of the top surfers from across the country in the Longboard, Shortboard and Bodyboard disciplines.
Victoria will have one of its strongest teams to date with over 40 competitors lining up in divisions from Under 18 to Over 65.
The event can be followed online at www.australiansurffestival.com