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Aussies Surf Rescue “Double-Double Gold” Closes The Gap On The Kiwis


September 21, 2014

LIFESAVING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, RESCUE 2014 (September, 17-21): Antigone Olympic Pool in Montpellier; Couchant Beach, La Grande Motte.

Aussies surf rescue “double-double gold” closes the gap on the Kiwis

Tomorrow’s final day of the National Teams competition at the World Lifesaving Championships in France will go right down to the wire on the back of Australia’s four-gold medal haul on the opening day of beach competition.


Wildcards announced for Nutri-Grain IronWoman Series

Kellogg Australia and Surf Life Saving Australia (SLSA) today announced the two outstanding wildcard recipients for the 2014/15 Nutri-Grain IronWoman Series, bringing the total qualifying field to fifteen for both the IronMan and IronWoman events.

IronWomen Brodie Moir and Emma Dick, will join pre-qualified athletes and the top-four finishers from last weekend’s trials, in the prestigious 2014/15 Nutri-Grain Series.

Australian Life Saving Team not short on flexibility or toughness says Danny

The Australian Life Saving Team’s Head Coach Danny Short has built his team’s assault on this week’s Lifesaving World Championships, Rescue 2014 in France, on all-round flexibility and a special kind of toughness that brings out the best in the best.

Northcliffe’s noted Ironman and Ironwoman champions Shannon Eckstein and Kristyl Smith are stand-outs and Short says their ability in the surf, on the beach and in the pool is second to none.


Trial confirms top athletes for 2014/15 Series

Close to 100 competitors battled it out in challenging weather conditions over the weekend as part of the Kellogg’s Nutri-Grain Ironman and Ironwoman Series Trial at Salt Beach on the far north coast of NSW.

The surf lifesavers were competing to secure the last remaining places in the upcoming 2014/15 Kellogg's Nutri-Grain Series.

Seasoned campaigners Nathan Smith and Tara Coleman finished with the highest point scores, guaranteeing their participation in the Series later this year.

Surf Life Saving legends pay a visit to Lindisfarne Anglican Grammar School

On Friday 5 September, heroes of the surf and Ironmen Shannon Eckstein, Tanyn Lyndon and Ironwoman Harriet Brown paid a visit to Lindisfarne Anglican Grammar School giving the kids a taste of what it’s like to be a top Australian surf lifesaver.

“It’s great to have the opportunity to encourage these guys to get involved in surf life saving and to show them what it’s like to be a part of such an iconic series that I remember watching when I was their age,” said Shannon, reigning Kellogg’s Nutri-Grain Ironman Champion.


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