The Surf Lifesaving SA Championships were recently held in PE. The Clifton gents were dominant across all disciplines in this grueling sport with 6 of them in the top 10 of the U17 Ironman!
2 George Edward
3 James Matthews
4 Conna Steadman
5 William Pearse
7 Matthew Doyle
9 Scott Cliff
Clifton congrats to James Matthews, Conna Steadman, Matthew Doyle, Dominic Garreau, Scott Cliff, William Pearse, Luke Achmad, Karl Berger, and Lloyd Geddie, as well as to Old Boys Travis Misdorp and Seb Garreau (SA Lifesavers), Matthew Maroun and William Dowsett. Matthew Reinders competed in all the individual U15 events and U19 Team events achieving 11th in the Ironman, 9th in Beach sprints and Top 10 in flags.
George Edward performed exceptionally well as was named U17 Male Competitor of the event, with his sister Alice winning Female Competitor of the event.
George's Surf Lifesaving Results were as follows:
Junior (U19) Boys Relays: (all these boys are still U17)
. Board Relay 1st, with James Matthews and Will Pearce
. Board Rescue 1st, with Will Pearce
. Rescue Tube Rescue 2nd, with James Matthews, Scott Cliff, and Lloyd Geddie
. Taplin Relay 3rd, with James Matthews, Will Pearce, and Scott Cliff
. Ski Relay 6th, with James Matthews and Will Pearce
U17 Boys Individual Events:
. Board Race: 1st
. Run Swim Run: 1st
. Swim: 2nd
. Ironman: 2nd
. Long Run: 4th
Open Men Individual Events:
. Ironman 5th
Kristian Muller and Matthew Coetzer achieved excellent results in the Nipper division and have been selected to represent Kzn in Cape Town.