Red Beach Surf Club has eight of its lifeguards in the 18-strong SLSNR representative team for the Trans-Tasman Tri Series.
They are Jared Pouwhare, Dylan French, Matt Thetford, Lauren Bailey, Jake Hurley, Cole Drinnan, Hannah Williams and Kelsi Boocock.
The SLSNR team will compete against the Australian branch teams from Central Coast and NSW Country in early-January. The first of three surf carnivals in which the three teams will compete will be held at Waipu Cove on Friday 4 January. They will compete again at Omaha (7 January) and at Piha (8 January).
Athletes from the Central Coast and NSW Country branch teams are likely to compete at the Owen Chapman Cup surf carnival at Red Beach on Saturday 5 January.
To see who is in the SLSNR rep team, click here.