BMD Northcliffe - 2015 Australian Champions
BMD Northcliffe has won the Australian Champion Club Trophy continuing its unbeaten record for 12 straight years. The club came away with 16 gold medals, 24 silver medals and 14 bronze medals to win by 151 points from Newport.
Shannon Eckstein cemented his place in history as the greatest ironman of all time by winning his seventh Open Ironman Title, overtaking Trevor Hendy's record of six titles.
Our surf teams dominated with the Open Male teams winning and claiming bronze, our Open Female teams finishing 1st, 2nd and 5th and our U19 and U17 Female teams both picking up gold and our U19 male team claiming silver.
Megan Kreuter and Danielle McKenzie both had a great carnival coming away with three gold medals. Nikolas Green claimed 8 medals and Hannah Sculley came away with 7 medals including two gold medals each.Other top performers who claimed at least 2 gold medals were Shannon Eckstein, Eliza Smith, Jordan Harrison, Rebecca Creedy, Greta Petersen and Devon Halligan.
The weekend prior our U15s and U14s competed in the Youth Championship. Our young members did the club proud coming away with 6 medals in total, 4 of them being gold. Georgia Moore and Jarrod Shute were our stand out performers coming away with two golds each.
Earlier in the week, our Masters retained their Australian Championship Title with a convincing 114 point win over Noosa. The women led the charge with Lee Vrolyks claiming 9 golds, Tiarne Smith with 7 golds and Anna Ballara with 5 golds.
2015 QLD Surf Rescue Championships
Congratulations to our Surf Rescue Team took out the overall pointscore at the 2015 QLD Surf Rescue Championships at Alexandra Headlands on the weekend. Our U17 Patrol Team led the charge claiming gold in their event. Our two open teams both finished on the podium with a silver and a bronze and our U15 Patrol Team claimed bronze.
In the individual events Jarrod Shute took out the U15 Male Champion Lifesaver with Jack Moore in second place. Zach Brown claimed victory in the U19 Male Champion Lifesaver and Trent Rowe took out the 30-39 event. Other individual medalists included Kathryn McKenzie - Silver in Open Female, Laura Brown - Silver in U17 Female, Lucas Allan - Bronze in Open Male and Georgia Moore - Bronze in U15 Female.
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Nutri-Grain Series Update
After 4 rounds of the Nutri-Grain Ironman Series, Shannon Eckstein is still in the hunt to claim his 9th Ironman Series win. After a disappointing start to the series with an 8th in Round 1, Shannon has clawed back the points with three podium finishes including two wins. Shannon currently sits in second place, only 2 points behind Mooloolaba's, Ali Day, heading in to the final two rounds at Newcastle.
Rebecca Creedy is having a fantastic season following on from her 2nd placing in the Coolangatta Gold a few months ago, claiming her first ever Series race win in round 4 at Surfers Paradise on the weekend. Rebecca also sits in 2nd place on the pointscore heading in to the final two rounds. Harriet Brown's consistency across the first 4 rounds has her sitting comfortably in 3rd place overall with Maddy Dunn in 5th and Courtney Hancock in 6th.
The final 2 rounds of the series will be held at Newcastle on the 3rd and 4th of January, 2015.
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