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Surf Life Saving NSW is pleased to confirm the selections for the 2016 NSW U18 Pool Rescue Development team who will tour New Zealand in October.

The 11-strong team of talented 16-18 year olds will compete in Auckland at the New Zealand Pool Rescue Championships from 6-10 October 2016.

This tour is a great stepping stone for younger athletes to be able to progress in the sport of Pool Rescue and Surf Life Saving. And be introduced to some of the many representative options available in the movement.

Last year’s team lead by Callum Lowe-Griffiths (Queenscliff) and Jemma Smith (Umina) successfully returned home with 27 medals from the with duo having on to be selected in the Youth Australian Life Saving Team to compete at this year’s World Championships.

Congratulations to the athletes and team management who have been selected for the tour.

2016 NSW Pool Rescue Development Team:

Keeley Booth - Avoca Beach SLSC

Nathan Clarke – Wanda SLSC

Jack Curran - Caves Beach SLSC

Emily Doyle – Manly LSC

Timothy Ford – Cronulla SLSC

Gabrielle Kay - Byron Bay SLSC

Bailey Proud – Redhead SLSC

Alexandra Smiroldo – Bulli SLSC

Matthew Sperring - Warilla Barrack-Point SLSC

Kurt Stavrou – Wanda SLSC

Anthea Warne - Cudgen Headland SLSC

Team Management:

Head Coach - Ela Heiniger (Byron Bay SLSC)

Team Manager - Blake McCrindle (Wanda SLSC)

Team Chaperone - Shelley Smith (Ocean Beach/Umina SLSC)


Thursday 28 July 2016