Johnny McElgunn, 15, and Nate Leal, 17, of Cambria surfed in the Volcom VQS Championships May 13-15 at Newport Beach. McElgunn was one of just 64 entrants in the “Grom” (young surfer) contest; Leal was in the Junior Division. Neither earned a share of $50,000 prize money, but even participating in the prestigious competition shows they’re skilled wave riders. For more on the competition, go to www.volcom.com/flash/new_futures/0410_vqslive.
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