The local boy and Surfest 2022 Champion. A tenacious surfer and humble to the very end. Jacko loves his home town and has grown up with Australia’s greats on his doorstep. A most deserving Surfest Champion. Congrats Jacko!
“Surfest is a great platform for juniors, pro juniors and qs athletes, and I’ve been so lucky to have had that [surfest] on my doorstep.
It’s huge for me, and my family, and the local community as well”
Surfest Newcastle Australia 2022 is made possible through the support of Burton Automotive, the NSW government and Destination NSW, the City of Newcastle, a crowd funding Newcastle business community, Wandiyali ATSI, Lake Macquarie City Council, Sanbah Surf and Newcastle and Hunter regional businesses. Surfest 2022 is a mix World Surf League (WSL) professional and amateur surfing contests including the City of Newcastle Pro presented by Burton Automotive a WSL men’s Qualifying Series 5000. The AAP Consulting Women’s Pro, a WSL Qualifying Series 5000, the Lake Mac City Pro Junior, a WSL Qualifying Series 1000 and the Wandiyali Indigenous Classic.