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James Ribbink, an eight year old junior surfing champion from Durban, is to be sponsored by Richmark Holdings, a business investment company based in Johannesburg.
Recently, James has been successful in a number of junior surfing events, most notably at the Billiaboing Grom Games and the RVCA Junior event held in J-Bay, where he finished 1st in the Under 10 age group. It is because of James’s excellent performances at these events that have helped to catapult him into the surfing spotlight in South Africa. Many people involved in the sport claim that James has a bright future with some commentators stating he has the potential to become a champion at the senior level.
Gavin Varejes is the CEO of Richmark Holdings LTD and the President of SARLA (South African Rugby Legends association)