Congratulations to the 12 athletes selected for the Under 21 team to compete at the Sanyo Bussan Cup in Japan.
The Sanyo Bussan Cup was developed to promote a higher recognition of lifesaving within the Japanese public eye through the world class performance of Lifesaving Sports.
The Cup has been held annually since 2006 with the exception of last year, cancelled following the series of devastating earthquakes that struck Japan.
Sanyo will be held on the 16th/17th of September 2012.
The elite squad will be headed by captain Jordan Mercer from Noosa Heads. See below for full squad list:
Sanyo Bussan Team
Coach: Martin Lynch – Newport
Coach: Barry Newman – Northcliffe
William Budd – North Cronulla
Australian U/19 Board Champion
Jordan Caldow - Grange
Australian Open & U/19 Beach Sprint champion. Two time winner of Bay Sheffield
Luke Cuff – Kurrawa
2nd place U/19 ironman at Aussies
Blake Drysdale – Helensburgh Stanwell Park
Australian U/19 Flags champion
Trent Klouzal – Manly
Australian U/19 Surf Race champion, 3rd in the U/19 iron man. NSW U/19 Ironman champion
Daniel Booth – Northcliff
Australian U19 Single Ski champion. Australian & Qld U19 Rescue tube champion. Qld U19 Ironman champion
Alicia Bain – Terrigal
NSW Board Race champion. U/19 Board Rescue/ Relay champ
Jessica Collins – Redhead
U/19 Surf Race runner up
Mariah Jones – Tweed Heads Coolangatta
Australian U/19 Surf Race champion
Bree Masters – Cronulla
Australian Open Beach Sprint Runner up and U/17 champion
Jordan Mercer – Noosa Heads (Capt)
Current Molokai champion and world record holder. Australian U/19 board race champion and 2km Beach run champion. U/19 Iron woman runner up.
Katie Williams – Collaroy
Australian U/19 Beach sprint and beach flags champion.