Chelsea Jones State SLSC

It has been a successful few weekends for the #teamIAS Surf Life Saving athletes competing at the 2021 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships hosted by the Swansea Belmont SLSC. The current BluescopeWIN Lonestars came away with three gold medals and five silvers.

From 25-28 February the younger athlete competed in the Age Championships, seeing Ivy Miller, Montana Doubell, Millar Siasat and Jackson Farland all make finals. Congratulations to Millar Siasat on winning gold in the U/12 Beach Flags and silver in the U/12 Beach Sprint.

The Open Championships were hosted from 5-7 March, and featured Chelsea Jones, Ivy Halliwell and Mischa Boniface in finals. Chelsea Jones proved her dominance again, winning gold in the U/17 Surf Belt, U/17 Taplin Relay and U/19 Surf Team; silver in the U/17 Surf Team, and U/19 Rescue Tube Rescue. Mischa Boniface claimed silver in the U/15 Beach Flags.

Past IAS athletes also had a successful weekend, with Holly Holmesby winning two gold, two silver and a bronze; Zara Sharman won two gold, one silver and three bronze; and Tobias Delaney with a silver.

Many of these athletes will now prepare for the Australian Surf Life Saving Championship to be held on the Sunshine Coast from 16 April – 24 April 2021.