Archives for the day of: February 5, 2013

Santa Cruz resident Shaun Burns won the pro-am division of the Totally Crustaceous Surf Tour’s Greatwhite contest at Steamer Lane in Santa Cruz on Saturday.

Burns, who secured a $1,000 check for his victory, was followed by Tyler Morrish in second place, Willie Eagleton in third, Jonah Carter in fourth, Logan Banks in fifth and Peter Mueller in sixth.

With the 1,000 points he earned with his win Saturday, Burns sits in 19th place in the Crustaceous standings, with two remaining contests in other California conferences this month. Saturday marked the third and final Greatwhite contest of the season.

The championships are scheduled for May 9-11 at 54th st Newport Beach. The top 25 ranked in California qualify to compete against those from other states.

In other divisions Saturday, Shelby Detmers won the girls, Richie Schmidt won the juniors, Jake Marshall won the groms and Sebastian Mendes won the squids.

Banks took home the “Electric Volt Thrower” award, which comes with $100, for most awesome move of the contest. Adam Bartlett garnered the “Watermelon Sportsmanship Award.”

Results in this report are from the Volcom results page. For photos, visit Santa Cruz Waves’ gallery.

A rider flies through the air during the Jump Jam during the 2012 edition of the Santa Cruz Mountain Bike Festival in Aptos, Calif. (Christina Gullickson/Sentinel)

A rider flies through the air during the Jump Jam during the 2012 edition of the Santa Cruz Mountain Bike Festival in Aptos, Calif. (Christina Gullickson/Sentinel)

Registration is now open for the Santa Cruz Mountain Bike Festival, which is scheduled for April 13-14 in Aptos, Calif., according to a press release.

This year’s lineup includes a short track cross country race, pump track event, amateur jump contest, a jump jam, and more. For the full list, which also has events for children and women, see the festival’s website.

Registration prices increase after March 24, and online registration closes April 10, according to the festival’s website.

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