Reporting in from Scarborough beach WA at the Australian Surf Life Saving titles.
The titles started with a bang at the Youth Championships (13 to 15).
Gold U15 Male Swim , Ironman & 2km Swim – Luke Higgs
Gold U15 Female Board and Ironwoman – Pipi Te Pania
Gold U13 Female Ironwoman – Sophie Clues
Gold 15 Male Surf Team – Sam Davis/ Sam Chaffer/ Will Jeffrey/ Luke Higgs
Gold U15 Female Board Relay – Pipi Te Pania/ Jaya Lilienthal/ Zara Kasprowicz
Gold U13/14 Male Cameron Relay – Carlito Vesley, Jack Stewart, Tyler Brown, Danny King
Silver – U15 Male Surf Swim – Will Jeffrey
Silver – U15 Female Surf Swim – Pipi Te Pania
Silver – U14 Female Champion Lifesaver – Kasey Bolt
Silver – U14 Male Surf Race – Jack Stewart
Silver – U13 Female Surf Race – Lisa Derz
Silver – U14/15 Female Swim Teams – Pipi Te Pania/ Jaya Lilienthal / Zara Kasprowicz/ Kasey Bolt
Bronze – U15 Male 2km swim – Will Jeffrey
Bronze – U14 Male Ironman – Jack Stewart
Bronze – U15 Male Boardriding – Sam Pockington
Bronze – U15 Male Cameron Relay – Sam Davis/ Archer Ferguson/ Sam Chaffer/ Luke Higgs
Their were multiple top 6 placings a finalists, with our Beachie Harrison Wagland finishing 5th in 2km U15 run and Pipi finishing 4th in U15 2km Female Beach fun
Despite and early set back where member Mario Vesley was taken to hospital with 3 fractured vertebrae after being struck by a ski in the shore dump , our Masters team did really well
Gold – 60 to 64 Male 1km beach run – Andrew Stuart
Silver – 60-64 Male board race and Ironman – Andrew Stuart
Silver 60-64 Male Board Rescue – Steve Ford & Tim Gates
Silver 60 to 64 Make 2km Ocean Swim – Steve Ford
Bronze -50 to 54 Men’s Single Ski – Ross Chaffer
Bronze – 60 to 64 Ironman – Tim Gates
Bronze 60 to 64 Male Board Rescue – Dave Lawler & Andrew Stuart
Ash Windsham is through to u17 female final for Iron, Board & Ski
U17 Male Swim teams made final – Zach Wasley/ Braith Howieson/ Jake Crews/ Sean Law
U17 Female ski relay made final – Ash Windsham / Sophia Brown / Macy Slater
Men’s u23 Monkeys are through to finals on Saturday
Ladies u19 Vipers are also through to finals on Saturday
U19 Men’s still in progress
Our members are doing really well against the best in Australia
To our members patrolling our beach this weekend thanks for giving up your time.
See you in the surf or in the beach
Open Friday and Sunday nights from 5.00pm.
Patrols on duty this weekend:
Thank you for everything you do to keep our members and community safe.
Saturday, April 1st AM – Patrol 10
Saturday, April 2nd PM – Patrol 1
Sunday, April 3rd AM – Patrol 13
Sunday, April 4th PM – Patrol 14
OTHER NEWS from SNB
LOOKING for SCHOOL HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES
Join the SPORTS INTENSIVE CAMP
Wednesday 19th & Thursday 20th April 2023 @ Newport 8.30am – 3pm. The two-day camp is packed full of board, swim and beach training, plus plenty of games and fun throughout. It is designed for Nippers U9 to U14 of all abilities. Details here. Register Here
SNB NIPPER OF THE YEAR – NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN
Are you a Nipper who helps others, always courteous & polite, arrives on time
Is always willing to try. Simply tell us a little about yourself, or a Nipper you know, for a chance to win the title of NIPPER OF THE YEAR, a $500 voucher and a $500 donation for your Club
More details here – https://www.surflifesaving.net.au/nipper-of-the-year-nominations-open/
INTENSIVE BRONZE MEDALLION
Monday 17 April 2023 – Thursday 20 April 2023 at Bilgola Beach. Please click here to register
Do you want to be complete a Bronze medallion course in 4 days? This is for you.
SLSSNB DEVELOPMENT SQUAD
Nominations are now open for Water and Beach competitors from U10s to U14s age categories to be selected in the 2023-2024 Surf Life Saving Sydney Northern Beaches (SLSSNB) Development Squad.
The group will be engaged in several training and development activities that will commence in the off-season and run through to the end of next season. The objective of this program is to create a pathway for our dedicated and promising young competitors to stay engaged with surf lifesaving and further develop their surf sport skills. Nominations close COB Friday April 14th, 2023. Nominate here