Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

Making Big Splash on Agnes Beaches

Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

Making Big Splash on Agnes Beaches

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Byline: Rob Black Surf Lifesaving

ROUND two of the Wide Bay Capricorn branch surf lifesaving championships were again dominated by some huge individual performances at Agnes Water on the weekend.

Moore Park's Julie Davis was all-conquering in the female 40-49 years, winning eight out of eight events entered; surf race, board, ski, iron woman, rescue tube, beach flag and beach sprint in an amazing display of surf lifesaving skills and stamina.

In a period of less than six hours the Moore Park veteran swam, ran and paddled her way through the field to claim two handfuls of gold to completely dominate the age group.

While there wasn't much in the way of swell, the small waves dumping on the beach were tricky on the back of a big three metre plus high tide, light onshore winds and soaring temperatures.

Tannum Sands' Sarah Lowe too had a big day in and out of the water, bagging five firsts in another show of strength, skill, stamina and a bit of that killer instinct. …

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