Medals collected at Gisborne Nationals

10th April 2018

 

Red Beach athletes returned from the NZ Championships at Gisborne's Midway Beach with a collection of 12 medals.  Whilst missing out on National titles, club members were on the podium to receive three Silver and nine Bronze medals.
Here's our photo essay on the medal winners from the club:

Pictured above ... Silver medallists in the U16 Men's Beach Relay, from left:  Angus Henare, Patrick Makgill, Flynn Southcombe, Jamie Ward.

Silver medallists in the U16 Men's Board Rescue ... Reuben Creighton (left) and Lachie Nicholls.

Silver medallists in the U19 Men's Ski Relay. From left:  Sam Readman, Hamish Gledhill, Kade Scheib.

Bronze medallists in the Open Women's Boat Race (Long Course), from left:  Rebecca Ash, Jasmin Cornish, Jed Wright (sweep), Grace Joseph, Danielle Robinson.

Bronze medallists in the Open Men's Board Rescue ... Jack Gavin, left, and Daniel Cairns.

The Red Beach Rockin' Reds canoe crew ... Bronze medallists in the Open Women's Canoe Race (Short Course). From left:  Natasha Thompson, Megan McKenzie, Sharon Turner, Robyn Presland (who stood in for an injured Kelly O'Dea).


Bronze medallists in the U19 Women's Beach Relay, from left:  Aria Thompson, Chelsea Grant, Sophie Hildesley, Freya Dooley.


Bronze medallists in the U16 Men's Board Relay, from left:  Blake Readman, Reuben Creighton, Kalani Gilbertson.


Freya Dooley placed third in the U16 Women's Beach Flags event at Midway Beach.


Bronze medallists in the U16 Men's Surf Teams Race, from left:  Henry Williams, Flynn Southcombe, Patrick Makgill, Reuben Creighton.

Blake Readman placed third in the final of the U16 Men's Ski Race at Midway Beach.

 

Not pictured ... the U16 Men's Rescue Tube Rescue team of Patrick Makgill, Flynn Southcombe, Jamie Ward & Angus Henare who took out a Bronze medal in the event.