Bulli Athletes get ready for the Coolangatta Gold
The Coolangatta Gold is one of the most iconic and challenging multi-discipline races in Australia. A 46 kilometre test of endurance comprising an ocean swim, surf-ski, board paddle and run – it is the longest race of its kind in the world. With distances & age categories ranging from under-19s to masters, plus team events, the Coolangatta Gold has something for everyone.
The 2011 Coolangatta Gold which will be held on Sunday, 25 September, starting at Kurrawa Beach on the Gold Coast at 7am.
Well we have some athletes who want to share in the glory and pain of this event.
Hannah Minogue (Open Female) & Kimberley Fleming (Masters Female) doing the individual event along with a host of other Bulli guys/girls that are entering teams with other lifesavers from the South Coast/Illawarra area. Mitchell Fagerstrom, Sean White & Oscar Bradley our open guys must be a chance in the Open Men's Team event, plus Michael Locke & Drew Cairncross are in a Male Masters Team. Penny Locke is also entered in a Female Team and a couple of our U17/U19 guys Beau Wheeler & Lachlan O'Grady are in teams as well.
Kiah Taylor is also competing in the Junior Coolangatta Gold & Mali Taylor is having a swim in the Ky Hurst Ocean Swim whilst up there on holidays.
We also have a few families and members going to cheer along and help our athletes on the day of the event.
Stay tuned for results early next week.