2016-17 SLSA Hall of Fame Inductees
Kate has an outstanding record in IRB Racing including 20 Australian gold medals, six silver and four bronze. In 2006, she won four gold from a possible four female events. She has been the highest point winner six times at the Australian IRB Championships and was the team manager for the North Burleigh IRB Team from 2006-2017.
Melissa has a remarkable 10 Australian Championship gold medals for Open Beach Flags, of which eight were consecutive. At World Championships, she has won four gold medals in beach flags and two gold medals in beach sprints. Melissa captained the Australian Life Saving Team in 2015.
Andrew has achieved an outstanding 14 Australian Championship gold medals as an IRB driver, winning seven out of 10 Australian point score championships. As well as being a decorated athlete, he has coached the North Burleigh IRB team since 2006. Additionally, Andrew was part of the production, video, and writing of the Level 2 Coaching manual for SLSA.
Simon’s exceptional achievements include 11 Australian Championship gold medals and four World Championship gold medals in Open Beach Flags. Simon was undefeated for four consecutive years in both the World Championships and the Australian Championships.
Elizabeth has a list of outstanding achievements over her distinguished 15-year career in surf sports. After winning the U16 Australian Female Board Relay title in 2001, Elizabeth went on to win another 28 Australian Championship gold medals, mostly in the open ranks. She also won three consecutive Coolangatta Gold titles and three Nutri-Grain Ironwoman Series, which included 17 individual round wins.