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Oceans 18 Day 1 at Orewa

1 Mar 2018 Posted by

Oceans 18, the National u14 championship of NZ for surf lifesaving is going on at the moment. Up in Auckland at Orewa beach. Riversun Wainui is there and our members are going unreal. Surfs howling onshore messy as anything and raining but Wainui kids are loving it.

Orewa throwing up some challenges for competitors, supporters & event management BUT there was wind waves & we did medal on day 1, Jack Keepa silver under 14 boys Run Swim Run, and some great personal achievements, kids just awesome at adapting and showing up!

Results from 1st day finals,

Run swim run 
Jack Keepa silver medal 2nd, u14 boys
Jonty Evans 8th, u14 boys
Imogen Amor-Bendall 10th, u13 girls
Tyron Evans 13th, u12 boys

Board race 

Jack Keepa 5th, u14 boys

Jonty Evans 8th, u14 boys

Ella Arthur 4th, u12 girls
Imogen Amor Bendal 9th, u13 girls

Beach flags (only u12 u11 age groups run )

Ella Arthur 4th, u12 girls

We've only 11 kids at the champs but they are all raceING well and all pushing for those finals spots.