Articles Categorized: Surf

Manning family dominates awards

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THE surname Manning was dominant at Saturday night’s Whakatane Surf Lifesaving Club annual awards, taking home three of the top four trophies. Catriona Manning received…

Top placings for young surfer

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OHOPE surfer Jared Gebert gained two podium places at the Backdoor GromBash in Raglan at the weekend. He finished runner-up in the under-20 boys division…

Athletes claim medals

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WHAKATANE Surf Lifesaving Club athletes hit top form at the national championships in Christchurch at the weekend. The National Surf Lifesaving Championships were held at…

Surf titles up for grabs

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WHAKATANE Surf Lifesaving Club members will be gunning for titles at the national championships in Christchurch this weekend. The Whakatane club is sending a team…

Athletes step up for nationals

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WHAKATANE Surf Lifesaving Club’s young members shone on the national stage at the weekend. The three-day Under-14 New Zealand Surf Lifesaving Championships were held at…

Juniors shine for surf champs

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THE Whakatane Surf Lifesaving Club held its junior club championships at Ohope on Sunday. On a typically-cracking Eastern Bay day, the young athletes competed for…

Medal haul for senior surf athletes

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WHAKATANE Surf Lifesaving Club members’ hard work paid off at the Bay of Plenty Senior Championships at Omanu at the weekend. The event included 300…

Titles up for grabs on surf and sand

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WHAKATANE athletes will be among the 300 athletes on Omanu Beach for the Bay of Plenty Senior Surf Lifesaving Championships this weekend. The Whakatane Surf…

Juniors tackle tough conditions

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THE Whakatane Surf Lifesaving Club sent 37 athletes to the eastern region competition at Waihi at the weekend. The under-8 to under-10 athletes competed for…

Teams battle in the surf

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EASTERN Bay athletes were among more than 800 athletes at the surf lifesaving Eastern Region Championships in Tauranga at the weekend. Olympic canoe sprint champion,…