Day Nine – Open Championships – Saturday 24 April – FINALS DAY
After nine days of competition the blue-ribbon Ironman and Ironwoman finals capped off the 2021 Australian Surf Life Saving Championships. Ali Day added his name into the history books, winning his first ever Australian Surf Life Saving Ironman crown.
With more than 670 days on the sideline due to injury and COVID-19, Day’s comeback this season has been flawless winning all rounds of the Nutri-Grain Ironman Series and leaving the field in his wake to take out the 2021 Australian Ironman title.
Read the full wrap of Day Nine – click here.
It was tough conditions with little swell or help on offer on Saturday 24 for the finals of the Surf Boat races at the Australian Surf Life Saving Championship’s, with crews from around the country taking part in one of the surf life saving’s greatest traditions.
Read the full wrap from the Finals day of the Aussies Surf Boats – click here.
Surf Studio: Aussies Podcast
In Episode Nine we sit down with Darren and Jordan Mercer from Noosa Heads SLSC. The Mercer name is synonymous with surf sports and this year the father-daughter duo decided to take on the Open Mixed Double Ski event, competing as a ski team for the first time ever. Hear about their race and more on episode nine.
The Aussies Livestream
Re-watch the action from Day Nine of The Aussies 2021 livestream, which features all the finals action from the U19 Ironperson, Open Surf Races, Open, U17 and U19 Board Races, U17 Single Ski and U19 and Open Taplin Relays – click here for the morning’s water events and click here for the Taplin Relays.
Re-watch the action for the FINALs day of the Surf Boats, which features all the action from the U19, U23, Reserves and Open’s Surf Boat semi-finals and grand-finals – click here.
FINAL Surf Studio: Aussies Podcast – Final Wrap
Debrief on all things Aussies with host Jenny Parry as she talks highlights with fellow beach commentator Sam Djodan (Redhead SLSC) and has a special interview with SLSA National Sport Manager and Championship Referee, Wayne Druery.