Congratulations Alexandra Smiroldo - NSW Pool Rescue Rep!
Well done to Alexandra Smiroldo who has gained selection in the 2016 NSW U18 Pool Rescue Development Team that will tour New Zealand this month.
The 11-strong team of talented 16-18 year olds will compete in Auckland at the New Zealand Pool Rescue Championships from 6-10 October 2016.
This tour is a great stepping stone for younger athletes to be able to progress in the sport of Pool Rescue and Surf Life Saving. And be introduced to some of the many representative options available in the movement.
Last year’s team lead by Callum Lowe-Griffiths (Queenscliff) and Jemma Smith (Umina) successfully returned home with 27 medals from the with duo having on to be selected in the Youth Australian Life Saving Team to compete at this year’s World Championships.
Congratulations to the athletes and team management who have been selected for the tour.
2016 NSW Pool Rescue Development Team:
Keeley Booth - Avoca Beach SLSC
Nathan Clarke – Wanda SLSC
Jack Curran - Caves Beach SLSC
Emily Doyle – Manly LSC
Timothy Ford – Cronulla SLSC
Gabrielle Kay - Byron Bay SLSC
Bailey Proud – Redhead SLSC
Alexandra Smiroldo – Bulli SLSC
Matthew Sperring - Warilla Barrack-Point SLSC
Kurt Stavrou – Wanda SLSC
Anthea Warne - Cudgen Headland SLSC
Head Coach - Ela Heiniger (Byron Bay SLSC)
Team Manager - Blake McCrindle (Wanda SLSC)
Team Chaperone - Shelley Smith (Ocean Beach/Umina SLSC)
Alex is one of our promising pool rescue athletes who swims with Campbelltown Swiming Club. She hopes to also improve her skills in the surf this season.
This will be a great expereince for Alex and the club wishes her all the best in this tour.