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Club athletes show skills in Muriwai surf
25th November 2013
Red Beach’s surf athletes showed good early-season form at the first interclub surf carnival of the season at Muriwai.
Competing in the West Coast surf which was, at times, just over one metre, they made the most of their surf skills to deliver some notable wins.
Top performances were notched up by Matt Thetford and Lewis Gjaltema with five wins apiece.
Hannah Williams recorded four wins while Kelsi Boocock, Daniel Peacocke, Chelsea Grant and Jake Morgan-Kemp took out three wins each. Double wins went to Louise Aitken, Briar McLeely and Izaak Scheib.
For the full set of results from Muriwai, click here
Lewis Gjaltema grabs the last flag in the U16 men's beach flags.
In the U16 women's division, Hannah Williams took out both the surf and the run swim run. She also won the U16 board race.
Joint club coach Daniel Peacocke took out the open men's beach flags and board race events.
Kelsi Boocock took out the U19 women's surf race and run swim run events.
Jake Morgan-Kemp, right, and Izaak Scheib finished first and second respectively in the U16 men's board race.
Briar McLeely winning the U19 women's ski race.
Louise Aitken was first through the finish flags in the U19 women's board race.
On the sand, Chelsea Grant won both the U16 beach sprint and beach flags events.
In U16 events, Izaak Scheib (foreground) featured in two team wins.
The U19 boaties took on the Muriwai surf in a surf canoe. From left: Jessica Cornish, Olivia Bedford, Georgia Cox, Kelly Dillon.
Naomi Young scores a win in the open women's beach flags at Muriwai. Photos by Ross Malyon.