Tuesday, 31 May 2011

Bennet Board series race 1

Saturday saw the first of the series of 3 Bennett Board races take place at Portreath. The Bideford Bay team didn’t get the expected 6ft waves to deal with but they did have what Emma Phillips of Surf Life Saving Great Britain described as “our toughest course yet”. The 1.5, “M-shaped” course looked nearer 3Km by the time the stiff left to right wind had moved the course bouys around! Taking part were:

David Miller – 6th in the Nipper boys
Olivia Sayer – 12th in the Nipper girls
Rachel Coles – 6th in the Nipper girls
Holly Coles – 20th in the Nipper girls

Francesca Sayer – the youngest in the whole field taking part in her first ever board series – what a fantastic effort on the day

Once again well done to all the competitors and thank you to Portreath SLSC and SLSGB for putting on the event as well as Bennett for sponsoring the races

Thanks to the parents that made it possibe for the children to compete

Summer training resumes this week with the Youths on Wednesday evening and the Nippers on Sunday