2018 SLSNSW Championships @ Swansea Belmont - club wins 11 medals
Congratulations to all our members that competed at the 2018 SLSNSW Championships. Some great performances, many personal goals achieved, finals made & medals won which have been highlighted over the past 2 weeks. 3 GOLD2 SILVER6 BRONZEmedals & close to 40 finals contested at the Age, Masters & Open Championships.
Starting with the Age Championships 2nd Lucas Ottaway U14 Male Surf, 3rd Chelsea Jones U13 Female Surf, 3rd Lucas Ottaway U14 Iron Person, 3rd U14 Cameron Relay (Jeremy Woodford-Lucas Ottaway-Holly Holmesby-Jade van Duin) & 3rd U14 Male Surf Teams (Heath Wheeler-Jack Pritchard-Jeremy Woodford-Lucas Ottaway).
Our Masters 240yrs Male Veterans Boat Crew are now NSW Champions. Well done young men Nigel Taylor, Peter McLaren, Rod Mercer, Chris Mercer & sweep Lincoln Costello. Would u believe the boys had boat packed away, few beers at Swansea Belmont Surf Club waiting to receive their medals
At the Open Championships Sian Bourke picked up 3rd in the Open Womens 2.5km Ocean Swim.
On Day 2 of the Open Championships our 4 x U17 girls placed 2nd in the U17 Female Surf Teams & 3rd in the Open Female Surf Teams. Great work ladies Jasmine Locke Sian Bourke Kaimana Fittock & Zara Sharman.
Our U23 Men's Boat Crew claim GOLD. In a close race dead heat 1st was given to us & Palm Beach. Great work Barry Lowe (sweep), Albert Smeaton, Kyle Mercer, Iszak Lunney & Lachlan O'Grady.
Then to top the weekend off with the final event, we witnessed something pretty special our Open Men' Boat crew claimed GOLD & their 5th consecutive NSW Open Men's Boat Championships. Well done Shane Geloven (sweep), Dean Roberts, Heath Mercer, Ben Lowe & Fraser Worthington.