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Although none of the region’s surf life saving clubs achieved a place in last weekend’s NSW Surf Life Saving Championships at Kingscliff, many competitors were well placed. Click ‘read more’ for full north coast results.

Wanda SLSC is the new state Surf Life Saving Champion after narrowly beating Terrigal and Cronulla in the overall pointscore. Defending champion Manly finished in fourth place.

The championships have been held in the Tweed for the last two years and have been a financial boon for the far north coast town of Kingscliff. The championships head south to the central coast for the next two years.

Pictured are Cudgen Headland’s ‘B52’ Open Male Board Rescue team, Jarrad Cain and Scott McCartney.


Open Male Board Rescue 1. Cudgen Headland (B52)

Under 15 Male Board Rescue 3. Byron Bay (A)

Under 15 Male Rescue Tube 1. Josh BROWN (Byron Bay)

Under 17 Male Taplin Relay (3 Person) 2. Byron Bay (A)

Under 19 Male Single Ski 3. Alex BURNS (Byron Bay)

Open Male Malibu Long Board Riding 2. Jason Pearson (Cudgen Headland)

Under 19 Male 2km Beach Run 2. Brett Draman (Cabarita Beach)

Under 17 Male 2km Beach Run 3. Brandon Copeland (Salt)

Under 15 Male Beach Relay 2. Cudgen Headland (Blue)

Under 15 Female Board Rescue 1. Byron Bay (A)

Under 17 Female Rescue Tube 1. Kendal Fitzgibbons (Cudgen Headland)

Under 15 Female Rescue Tube 3. Ela HEINIGER (Byron Bay)

Under 15 Female Cameron Relay 3. Byron Bay (A)

Open Female Surf Board Riding 2. Ashlee Spence (Cudgen Headland)

Under 17 Female Surf Board Riding 1. Ashlee Spence (Cudgen Headland)

Under 15 Female Surf Board Riding 3. Alice Hurt (Cudgen Headland)

Under 19 Female Board Relay 3. Cudgen Headland (Blue)

Under 15 Female Board Relay 3. Byron Bay (A)

Under 15 Female 2km Beach Run 2. Ainslie Bakker (Lennox Head-Alstonville)

Under 19 Double Ski 2. Byron Bay (A).


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