PROTRACK

A forum devoted to track events from 60m to the 2 mile. Mainly pro but also news from local, national and international sprint & middle distance competitions.

Log in

I forgot my password



Search
 
 

Display results as :
 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» Ararat Gift
Yesterday at 10:56 pm by timrosen35

» Multiple NAPS lead to anything?
Thu Dec 14, 2017 10:01 am by DDog

» Pro running right on track
Thu Dec 14, 2017 9:26 am by youngy

» Brighton Open Gift
Wed Dec 13, 2017 9:00 am by safrican

» Queanbeyan Gift overcomes small field and lower prizes, produces exciting final
Wed Dec 13, 2017 7:32 am by Admin

» Brighton (SAAL) HANDICAPS - 17th Dec 2017
Tue Dec 12, 2017 2:28 pm by Admin

» Brian Wilson rewarded for going the extra distance (PreBay Gift review)
Tue Dec 12, 2017 10:35 am by Admin

» Northcote Women’s winners handicap
Mon Dec 11, 2017 3:34 pm by FortySevenThirty

» Northcote results
Mon Dec 11, 2017 11:18 am by Todd Ireland

December 2017
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031

Calendar Calendar


You are not connected. Please login or register

PROTRACK » GENERAL » Surf clubs and coaches lure South Australia's best - Caldow to the Gold Coast

Surf clubs and coaches lure South Australia's best - Caldow to the Gold Coast

View previous topic View next topic Go down  Message [Page 1 of 1]

Admin

avatar
Admin
Admin
http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/sport/more-sport/surf-clubs-and-coaches-lure-south-australias-best/story-fnduixme-1226647947394

Surf clubs and coaches lure South Australia's best

Kym Morgan
The Advertiser
May 21, 2013
11:00PM


BIG clubs, the best coaches and swimmer-friendly beaches are proving enticing for SA's best surf lifesavers, with many moving to the eastern states in recent seasons.

The good news for SA is that locally produced stars who move east can still compete as Croweaters, thanks to the sport's new State of Origin rule.

Introduced last season, the rule allows up to four relocated athletes to compete in red, blue and gold, provided they completed their Bronze Medallion lifesaving award in SA.

Noosa-based former Grange star, Jake McKenzie competed for SA under the rule this year.

World under-19 beach sprint champion Jordan Caldow is the latest athlete to head east.

Caldow, will relocate to Currumbin Surf Life Saving Club to train under renowned beach sprint and track coach Brett Robinson next summer.

In recent seasons, Southport gun Jake Nicholson (Northcliffe), and ex-West Beach star Steph Ballantine (Kurrawa) have joined McKenzie and Caldow in the eastern states.

Olympic kayaking medallist and surf lifesaver Hannah Davis has switched from Glenelg to Queensland's Northcliffe and spends some time training in Queensland. She continues to live in Adelaide.

Surf Life Saving SA surf sports manager Mike Schetter said every year, one or two of SA's top athletes were heading to Queensland.

He said the biggest clubs in the sunshine state had several full-time coaches and world-class facilities.

"Weather is also a huge factor," Schetter said.

Nicholson realised a childhood ambition this year when he qualified for the Nutri-Grain Ironman Series, which meant competing on TV and could lead to sponsorship deals.

"I moved as soon as I left school to chase the dream," said Nicholson, now 20.

http://protrack.easyforumlive.com

racingmania


Speedy Dude must be so excited about Caldow moving to the gold coast.
Training and competing in the same town, we'll get to see some good clashes no doubt. Twisted Evil

View previous topic View next topic Back to top  Message [Page 1 of 1]

Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum