The Wetherington Chiropractic Clinic Athlete of the Week for July 5, 2014
Robert Powers - junior at Savannah Arts Academy/Eastern Surfing Association 2014 All-star
The Skinny: Robert was selected as an Eastern Surfing Association All-Star for 2014, and recently last month competed in the National Surfing competition in California.
During the Surf Season: Robert won the Junior Men’s Longboard Division on May 3rd at the Surfing Pro-Am at Wrightsville Beach, N.C. He has major sponsors for his success on his surfboard, and they are BANXBLOCK Sunscreen, Hyper-flex Wet-suits, and Anarchy Sunglasses.
On Deck: Robert returns to Wrightsville, NC next week for O’Neill/Sweetwater Pro-Am Surf Fest Competition, then travels to Malibu California with the Virginia Longboard Federation Team next month for a team competition, and then in September to the Outer-banks of North Carolina for the Eastern Surf Association Championships.
College Outlook: Robert would love to surf in college.
Interest off the Diamond: Robert is involved in martial arts, works at the North Beach Grill on Tybee Island, surf instructor/counselor, volunteers for Surfers for Autism and enjoys hanging out with friends.