Nippers take on challenge
Umina Surf Life Saving Club sent 13 junior competitors to the Iron Person Challenge held at Wamberal Beach on Sunday, January 8.
Lachlan Braddish in the Under-10s took out first place, following a win in the same event last year.
Other results included Kirsten Miller in the Under 10s who achieved third place, Indigo Verhoeven in the Under-15s in second place and Rachel Wood in the Under-13s in third place.
Others to compete on the day were Piper Riddell-Gilsenan, Lachlan McLeod, Lily Perry, Mimi Henderson, Jasmine Darwin, Jemma Smith, Claire Gaffney, Mick Hood and James Johnson.
Lachlan, Kirsten and Rachel also took out first place each in the Toowoon Bay Surf Carnival Surf Race.
"Umina Nippers are continuing to build in strength towards the NSW State Titles at the end of February," said Umina Surf Life Saving Club secretary Ms Christine Lavers.
Maddison McLeod in the Under 14s also won the Central Coast Junior Life Saver of the Year Award for 2011-2012 and will go on to represent the Central Coast at the State level for this award.
Media Release, 17 Jan 2012
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