Australian IRB Championships 2016 – Mollymook Beach Australia

Sunset Beach Lifeguard Service had 3 teams head to Mollymook Beach, Australia to compete in the Australian IRB Chammpionships 2016.

Competition started on Friday 22nd July at 11.30 after the Interstate competition and then all day Saturday and Sunday.

Teams – Shane and Mark Edwards (Open Men’s), Lewis Powell and Hogan Shrimpton (Open Men’s), Taylor Shrimpton and Izzy lempriere (Open Women’s). Lola Key (patient)

Competing in events:
Open Men (133 crews entered) 16 x Heats, 2nd round heats, ¼ finals, semi finals, finals – 9 lanes per heat, 4 go through to next round
1. Tube Rescue Mass Rescue
2. Surf Rescue
3. Mass Rescue
4. Male Teams Rescue

Open Women (75 crews entered)
1. Tube Rescue
2. Mass Rescue
3. Surf Rescue

Best Results for Sunset:   Taylor and Izzy 7th place out of 9 in final of Women's Mass rescue. Well done team.  Shane, Mark, Lewis and Hogan 5th in semi final of Open Teams Race.  Did not progress to final.  Great results and experience.