Wanda SLSC competitors will take on the world at the 2018 Lifesaving World Championships, kicking off in Adelaide on Friday 16th.
Wanda will be represented by a 53 person strong team at the event, which attracts some of the world’s best lifesaving athletes.
Wanda SLSC Surf Sports Director Greg Pierce says the Championships are a great event, involving competitors from U/16 through to Masters in a range of surf lifesaving disciplines.
“We’re proud to be sending such a large team to the Championships. We have a very strong Masters Team that includes former Australian Ironman Champion Greg Allum and Former Olympian and Australian Decathlon Champion Peter Hadfield.
“Our Opens Mens Beach Relay Team will be hoping to defend their World title, achieved in Holland in 2016.
“Wanda’s 2K Beach Run Team, coached by Jock Campbell, is extremely talented and should do very well, led by Australian Champions Chloe Gentle, Ali Najem and Kai Hammond. The beach team is also poised to do well in the 2km beach relay event, newly added to the Championships program.”
The Lifesaving World Championships will run from 16 November to 2 December 2018. Conducted every 2 years, it showcases excellence in lifesaving sports and rescue; attracting the most talented and skilled lifesaving athletes to compete for the title of World’s best.
Event details http://www.lifesaving2018.com/