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9th February 2016

posted 8 Feb 2016, 20:17 by Nippers Secretary

 The 2016 Stramit NSW Surf Life Saving Country Championships is one of the biggest events on the surf sports calendar. The 2 day carnival attracts clubs outside of the Newcastle to Illawarra corridor and saw over 4000 people flocking to the beautiful South West Rocks. With 1500 competitors, hundreds of volunteers and a large contingency of families and supporters the carnival was an extraordinary success. The event showcases some of the State's best surf sport athletes and amongst them were the Caba Crew Champions.

 All our athletes put in strong performances  from our Under 8”s through to our Masters achieving many great results. Cabarita Beach placed 15th overall out of the 49 clubs and I would like to congratulate you all. Thank you to Carnival Team Manager Kerri and to the Age Managers and Club Officials for your time over the weekend.

Highlights:

U8 Flags - 5th Tex Milroy.

U8 Mixed Sprint Relay - 2nd

U9 Sprints - 3rd Ebony Murray, 5th Deacon Streader.

U10 Sprints - 5th Xane Bowen.

U11 Flags - 4th Jessica Johnson.

U12 Flags - 6th Kai Davis.

U12 Mixed Sprint Relay - 2nd

U13 Flags - 1st Reef Sommerville.

U13 Sprints - 1st Reef Sommerville, 4th Cooper Taylor.

U13 Mixed Sprint Relay - 2nd

U13 Mixed Board Relay - 4th

U13 Mixed Surf Team - 2nd

U13/14 Board Rescue Team E - 6th

U14 Flags- 4th Cahrizma McDonald Cass, 3rd Finn Whitney, 5th Lachlan Watt.

U14 Sprints - 2nd Cahrizma McDonald Cass, 3rd Lachlan Watt

U14 Mixed Beach Relay - 1st

U14 Mixed Board Relay - 4th

U15 Flags - 2nd Claudia Crawford

U15 Sprints - 1st Claudia Crawford, 4th Cahrizma McDonald Cass

Masters 40+ Sprints - 3rd Justine Ellis

Masters 30+ 2km Run - 4th Sharnah Bowen

Junior March Past - GOLD

Open Mixeds March Past - SILVER

All Age Relay - GOLD

 However, the highlight of highlights  and the ultimate Gold medal goes to the entire team, for without everyone’s participation, support and sportsmanship we would not be the successful club that we are.
Belinda Pye
JAC Secretary

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