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Another successful San Clemente Ocean Festival is in the books following a sunny and exciting weekend at the San Clemente Pier. Hundreds of water athletes, surfers and riders flocked to the Pier to compete in multiple disciplines from July 15-16, some coming from as far away as Australia to test their skills against the best watermen and waterwomen on the planet.

Below are the top-3 finishers, with divisions noted, in each event. For a full list of winners results

Surf Race

Men: 1. Hayden Hemmens 2. Ben Brewer 3. Ruben Zikarsky

Women: 1. Jenaya Massie 2. Kelsey Cummings 3. Jenna Solberg

Rescue Relay

Men: 1. Ben Brewer and Hayden Hemmens 2. Pierce Dietze and Zachary Wallace 3. Andrew Oca and Ruben Zikarsky

Women: 1. Kelsey Cummings and Jenna Solberg 2. Jenaya Massie and Hamarna Williams 3. Phoebe Wills-grace and Gabriella Thomas

Co-ed: 1. Raselle Cheyuynel and Sina Riahi 2. Kaleigh Anderson and Kevin Guck 3. Emily Neiland and Janette Capelli

Surf Ski

Men: 1. Tim Burdiak 2. Dale Adama 3. Sean Barber

Women: 1. Renae Jackson 2. Chloe Travers 3. Jenaya Massie

Dory Boat Race 1

Men: 1. Mel Solberg and Tom Seth 2. Ian Pruitt and Ryan Buckley 3. Mitch Kahn and Dick Deboer

Women: 1. Renae Jackson and Madison Feldman

Dory Boat Race 2

Men: Mitch Kahn and Dick Deboer 2. Mel Solberg and Tom Seth 3. Tyler Morgan and Tim Burdiak

Women: Renae Jackson and Madison Feldman

International Ironman

Men: 1. Ben Brewer 2. Hayden Hemmens 3. Bryon Turton

Women: 1. Jenaya Massie 2. Chloe Travers 3. Kelsey Cummings

Paddle Rescue Relay

Men: Ben Brewer and Hayden Hemmens 2. Jett Lancaster and Adam Palmer 3. Ruben Zikarsky and Zachary Wallace

Women: 1. Kelsey Cummings and Jenna Solberg 2. Chloe Bounty and Cassie Lee 3. Gabriella Thomas and Phoebe Wills-grace

Co-ed: 1. Boston Williams and Christina Boring 2. Holly Maine and Shuan Tenansnow 3. Sierra Cox and Ryan Gates

Paddle Sprints

Men: 1. Ben Brewer 2. Matty Ballas 3. Zane Booth

Women: 1. Jenaya Massie 2. Chloe Travers 3. Phoebe Wills-grace

American Ironman

  1. Mitch Kahn 2. Kelby Tursick 3. Tom Seth

American Ironwoman

  1. Jenaya Massie 2. Sarah McGrath 3. Kelsey Cummings


  1. Elijah Sech 2. Chase Stratton 3. Brice Newbacer


  1. Mike Vulanich 2. Michael Collins 3. Charlie Yu

10K Paddle

Prone 12’: 1. Adam Palmer 2. Patrick Gudauskas 3. Dane Gudauskas

Prone 14’: 1. Hamarna Williams 2. Donald Brink

SUP 12’6” Men: 1. Keaton Rose 2. Thomas Nilsen 3. Zeke Rose

SUP 12’6” Women: 1. Jade Howson 2. Shae Foudy 3. Lexi Alston

SUP 14’ Men: 1. Gregory Closier 2. Nicholas Scheel 3. Chance Fielder

SUP 14’ Women: 1. Tiffany Tudyk

Surfski Men: 1. Byron Turton

Surfski Women:  1. Phoebe Wills-grace 2. Sarah McGrath 3. Devon Beveridge

One Mile Ocean Swim

  1. Ryan Bullock 2. Hayden Hemmens 3. Etahn Dickensen

SUP Sprint Kids

  1. Thomas Nilsen 2. Zeke Rose 3. Conrad Rojas

SUP Sprint

Men: 1. Gregory Closier 2. Dave Boehne 3. Keaton Rose

Women: 1. Shae Foudy 2. Jade Howson 3. Lexi Alston


Men: 1. Hayden Hemmens 2. Ryan Bullock 3. Miles Gaitan

Women: 1. Cassandra Barkhorn 2. Sydney Brouwer 3. Kira Makuta

Overall Points

Men: 1. Ben Brewer 2. Hayden Hemmens 3. Tom Seth

Women: 1. Jenaya Massie 2. Kelsey Cummings 3. Jenna Solberg

Groms Rule Surf Contest

Open 7U: 1. Isreal Cannon 2. Finn McCarthy 3. Riley Bailey

Girls 10U: 1. Hanna Arther 2. Catalina Downer 3. Hana Johnson

Girls 11-14: 1. Alaina Heater 2. Stacey Taylor 3. Julia Guild

Boys 10U: 1. Charles Stevens 2. Gavin Disbro 3. Cole Henderson

Boys 11-14: 1. Miles Biggs 2. Ryder Salberg 3. Nicki Coli

Stand-Up Paddleback Championships

Men 40+: 1. Dave Boehner 2. Daven Daum 3. Anthony Vela

Men 39U: 1. Gavin Mencinsky 2. Anthony Maltese 3. Yann Paulette

Women’s Open: 1. Shae Foudy 2. Lexi Alston 3. Tamara Lentz

Sand Sculpting

Castles and Things: 1. No Plan/Sand and Deliver 2. Pixelmon/Maher

Creatures: 1. Wonder Woman Saves San Clemente/Allesandro Sand Sculptures 2. Pride of the Beach/Arizona Sand Blast Juniors

Family: 1. The Old Course St. Andrews/Eisenbeisz, Webster and Gallagher 2. Moana Volcano/Camp Cove

Open: 1. Bay Watch/Arizona Sand Blast 2. Volcano Island/Beach Groms

Great Rubber Duck Race

  1. Dave Cohen 2. Scott Stephen 3. Madeline Krempel

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