• Congratulations to Sophie Burns and Riley Porteous – SLSS Junior Lifesavers of the Year

    Feb 14, 2018 By Surf Live Saving Admin

    At the Branch Age Championships the Branch announced our Junior Lifesavers of the Year for season 2017-2018. Congratulations to  
    Sophie Burns, Elouera SLSC and Riley Porteous, Wanda SLSC

    The Award was presented  by Branch President, George Shales – Director of Junior Development, Doug Hawkins, and Sydney Airport Representative our long term supporter and Branch partner,Sally Cummine.

    Sophie and Riley were selected from eight finalists, from across the Branch. The finalists were 
    Female:
    Angelina Garay, South Maroubra
    Sophie Burns, Elouera
    Ruby Thomasyu, Coogee
    Zoe Alanah Jay, Wanda
    Male:
    Oscar Ortolani, South Maroubra
    Samuel Merchant, Elouera
    Nicholas Quinn, Coogee
    Riley Porteous, Wanda

    Sydney Branch wishes to congratulate all the finalists, and our two new Junior Lifesavers of the Year, Sophie and Riley. Both Sophie and Riley have been long term members of their clubs, and have also attended the SLS Sydney Junior Development Program.
    These young lifesavers will now attend the SLSNSW Junior Lifesaver of the Year Development Camp, and compete against 20 other Junior Lifesavers from across ten other Branches, for the State Junior Lifesaver of the Year Award. We wish them well in their endeavour, and know they will do Sydney Branch and their Clubs proud.