• IOI heats up at the Sunshine Coast – photo gallery

    by  • July 10, 2013 • Koren Midgley, stories • 1 Comment

    Getting ready to leave for Sunshine Coast

    IOI groups eagerly anticipating buses to the Sunshine Coast.

    IOI contestants and visitors enjoying the seal show

    IOI contestants and visitors enjoying the seal show at Underwater World Mooloolaba.

    Nicolás Sebastián Orellana Ortiz from Chile feeding Bella the Seal

    Nicolas Orellana, contestant from Chile, feeding Bella the Australian fur seal at Underwater World.

    IOI contestants and visitors leaving Underwater World

    IOI contestants and visitors leaving Underwater World and heading to lunch in the park at Mooloolaba beach.

    IOI enjoying lunch in the park

    IOI enjoying lunch in the park at Mooloolaba beach.

    Calvin Deng, contestant from Canada, enjoying frisbee in the park at Mooloolaba

    Calvin Deng, contestant from Canada, enjoying frisbee in the park at Mooloolaba.

    Team Germany enjoying soccor on the beach

    Team Germany enjoying soccor on Mooloolaba with their team guide Bennett Christensen.

    Sam Yang-Zhao, Luis Alberto Herrera, Jorge Perez and Nicolas Orellana enjoying a surfing lesson

    Sam Yang-Zhao, Luis Alberto Herrera, Jorge Perez and Nicolas Orellana enjoying a surfing lesson at Mooloolaba beach.

    Contestants learning to surf at Mooloolaba beach

    Contestants learning to surf at Mooloolaba beach.

    Koen Wolters, Bouke Van der Bijl and Jorn Hoofwijk from the Netherlands taking part in a surf lesson at Mooloolaba beach

    Koen Wolters, Bouke Van der Bijl and Jorn Hoofwijk from the Netherlands taking part in a surf lesson at Mooloolaba beach.

    Luis Alberto Herrera, Ilija Radosavovic and XXXenjoying a surf lesson at Mooloolaba Beach

    Luis Alberto Herrera, Ilija Radosavovic and Sam Yang-Zhao learning surfing techniques at Mooloolaba beach.

    Instructors of Mooloolaba beach teaching IOI contestants to surf

    Instructors of Mooloolaba beach teaching IOI contestants to surf.

    Netherlands contestants ready to take on the waves

    Netherlands contestants ready to take on the waves at Mooloolaba beach.

    Contestants testing out the waves at Mooloolaba beach

    Contestants testing out the waves at Mooloolaba beach.

    Contestants about to enter the water for surfing lessons at Mooloolaba beach

    IOI group getting ready to ditch the sand and take on the waves at Mooloolaba beach.

    Koen Wolters from the Netherlands learning to surf at Mooloolaba beach

    Koen Wolters from the Netherlands learning to surf at Mooloolaba beach.

    Sam Yang-Zhao, team guide for Chile, taking a spill on the surf board

    Sam Yang-Zhao, team guide for Chile, taking a spill on the surf board

    Bouke Van der Bijl, contestant from the Netherlands catching his first wave at Mooloolaba beach

    Bouke Van der Bijl, contestant from the Netherlands catching his first wave at Mooloolaba beach.

    Sam Yang-Zhao, team guide for Chile, learing to surf at Mooloolaba

    Sam Yang-Zhao, team guide for Chile, getting the hang of surfing at Mooloolaba beach.

    Jorn Hoofwijk catching a wave at Mooloolaba beach

    Jorn Hoofwijk catching a wave at Mooloolaba beach.

    Nikhil Tadigoppula from India learning to surf at Mooloolaba beach

    Nikhil Tadigoppula from India learning to surf at Mooloolaba beach.

    Luis Alberto Herra catching his first wave at Mooloolaba beach

    Luis Alberto Herra catching his first wave at Mooloolaba beach.

    Sam Yang-Zhao, team guide for Chile, catching a wave at Mooloolaba

    Sam Yang-Zhao, team guide for Chile, catching a wave at Mooloolaba beach.

    Luis Alberto Herrera thrilled to be catching waves at Mooloolaba beach

    Luis Alberto Herrera thrilled to be catching waves at Mooloolaba beach.

    Sam Yang-Zhao, Luis Alberto Herrera and Nicolas Orellana finishing their surf lesson at Mooloolaba beach

    Sam Yang-Zhao, Luis Alberto Herrera and Nicolas Orellana finishing their surf lesson at Mooloolaba beach.

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