15-year-old Tupou Chong-Sue of Nedlands Perth is one of the newly crowned life saving speedsters, having knocked off four Australian Records at the 2018 National Pool Rescue Championships held at the South Australian Aquatic Leisure Centre this weekend.
Tupou better known as TJ currently attends Hale High School and represents Fremantle Surf Life Saving Club and the Western Australian Suns State Team.
Across the last two days TJ has broken the following Australia Life Saving Records:
- 200m Obstacle Swim
- 100m Manikin Tow
- 200m Super Lifesaver
- 100m Rescue Medley
Talking about his record achievement TJ was slightly surprised by his success at the pool this weekend.
“I am really stoked and never expected to break an Australian record, let alone four. It’s a great outcome for Fremantle SLSC and the WA team,” said TJ.
Western Suns Team Manager Graham Snook said that “TJ is a great kid to have around the team, he is very positive and when he is asked to do something will oblige without question”.
“This weekend’s achievements are a tribute to our coaching staff and TJ’s hard-working ethos,” said Snook.