HAYDEN KENNY CLASSIC – SUMMER OF SURF
Shaw and Partners, Hayden Kenny Classic at Alexandra Headland brought some good racing in big and tricky surf conditions. The whole team performed with great surf skills. Unfortunately, Kendrick Louis in his Open Male Iron heat on Friday afternoon came away with a concussion and had to get stitches on his eyebrow from popping some huge waves hitting his head with his board. Saturday’s surf conditions was just as challenging.
The Open Male Board final, Wes Gould taking 11th and Angus MacPhail 16th. Georgia Singleton 4th in Open Female board Final with an amazing paddle. Hayden Cotter had an awesome swim and taking out the Open Male Swim final with Ollie Signorini 15th and Lachie Bruce 33rd and Wes 34th. Amazing body surfing skills by Ella Garrett grabbing a 4th in the open in the Open Female swim with Georgia 18th and Tilla 31st. Sophie Walters had great surf skills and coming away with 12th in the Open Women’s Ski Final. Eryn Ronge-Smith 20th in the U15’S Iron women final and 24th in the swim final. Keaton Ronge-Smith 19th in U17 board final, 10th in swim final. The Open Mixed Taplin battled the challenging conditions and came away with a 6th.
A big thank you to Glenn Stone who towed the trailer up to Alex and back, this weekend couldn’t have been possible with him. As well thank you Al Tier for officiating and Lachie Bruce for coaching all manly athletes, providing knowledge and tips to race the best we could #bleedblue #teammanly