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Jul
26

Commonwealth games

Has to be one of the greatest events on earth watching the Commonwealth Games.  Here is a picture my mate Milky took of the girls triathlon and Stimpson who went on to win the event.  Would be so good to have been able to go and watch the event and be part of this amazing games.  Swimming on tonight and a friend from Cornwall is competing so should be a good a good watch.

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Jun
2

Limpets Lifesaving

Lifesaving for kids is such a great start in life for kids.  Matts is in the Limpets and just loves being in the water.  Almost to the point where its hard to get her out the water after the session.

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May
9

ISA World Paddleboard Champs

In a few hours Jordie will be paddling the long course at the ISA World Paddleboard Champs for #teamaus#teamjm Looking for back to back Golds.
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Apr
28

Josh Surridge Takes out The Taw Tripple

The start of the Surf Life Saving Season has begun. The Taw Triple in Barnstaple is always a good start for this season kicking off.  With a wide range of competitors taking park individually and in teams.  The conditions were less then prefect with a strong South Easterly wind made the conditions tricky.  But the competitors managed to take out a good race.  So congratulations Josh Surridge for your individual win.

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Apr
12

London Marathon Weekend

Now I could think of anything more painful then doing a marathon but I know a man who can. Follow our Joey Jordan as he does the London Marathon and see how well he does.

Here is his blog and more on his race preparation: Joey Jordan

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Apr
5

King Ky claims his 10th crown

Ky Hurst, the king of Australian Surf swimming, defied age, conditions and a hot field of rivals to win a record 10thopen surf race title at he Australian Surf Life Saving Championships at Scarborough, WA, today.

The 33-year-old from Kurrawa timed his finish perfectly to outsprint longtime rivals Shannon Eckstein(Northcliffe) and Nathan Smith (Manly) in an exciting finish.

What a true legend and had the privilege of watching him race, training and racing against him. Inspiring and awesome…!

More on this article read here: sls.co.au

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Mar
17

25 Years Long service award

Here is my certificate from the weekends awards ceremony.  Its a bit scary to think I have been in Lifesaving for 25 years.

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Mar
16

Hero’s of the surf

Would like to say thank you to SLSGB for the Hero of the surf award. The award was for 25 years Surf Lifesaving competing and service the SLSGB.  By all accounts it sounds like a cracking night and every one had plenty of ales to celebrate.

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Feb
28

Round 6 Nutri-Grain

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Feb
27

Aiming High

Now this is how a pre race briefing should look like.  With the last race of the Nutri-Grain Iron Man/Women a wrap and Shannon Eckstein taking out his 8th Series Win and Courtney Hancock taking the ladies.  If you want to take a sport to the next level you have to provale a professional atmosphere from the start.  This is how SLSGB and Legacy Elite need to take a few tips for running there events in the future. Watch this space.

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