Victory at Avoca Beach

04 Mar 2020

Matt Banting has taken out the 2020 Vissla Central Coast Pro World Surf League (WSL) Qualifying Series (QS) 3000 event at Avoca Beach in an action-packed Finals Day that saw massive scores and exciting surfing.

>Matt Banting Avoca WQS
Photo: WSL / Ethan Smith

After a runner-up finish at the 2019 Vissla Central Coast Pro, Matt Banting went one step further in 2020, taking out the top spot. Banting put on an impeccable performance over the course of the entire event, consistently posting massive scores in the majority of the heats he surfed. Banting's performance in the final saw the Port Macquarie natural-footer post a decent 15.27 two-wave heat total to get the edge over Sheldon Simkus. (Source: WSL)

Matt rode his custom GT model throughout the event:

5'11 x 18.70" x 2.26" @ 26.3 L