Byron Bay’s Joshua Brown on the dais at the State junior titles with his gold medal.
Byron Bay’s Joshua Brown on the dais at the State junior titles with his gold medal.

Juniors star at NSW championships

Byron Bay Surf Club took its biggest team in five years to the recent NSW Junior State Titles at Blacksmiths Beach, Swansea.


All 18 competitors did the club proud, performing excellently against tough competition and conditions.


They competed in individual and team events on the sand and in the water, gaining great results, with 12 competitors making the finals.


Star performer was Joshua Brown in the under 13s.


Making it through to the swim, board and ironman finals, Josh led the swim from start to finish, taking home a precious gold medal, and finishing 4th in the ironman, capping off a brilliant season for him.


Results: U13s Max Hulbert, swim final, Kisane Irwin, board final, U14’s James Brodin, sprint final, U11’s Jy Timperley, swim final, U10’s Isabelle McMullen, swim & board final, U9’s Moby McMullen, swim final. In the team events U14’s male sprint relay, Jonathon Manitta, James Brodin, Bindhi Gaze, Brandon Fitness, 8th in final, U14’s Board relay, Jonathon Manitta, James Brodin, Bindhi Gaze, 12th in final, U13’s Cameron relay, Josh Brown, Max Hulbert, Kisane Irwin, Shaun Sewell, 7th in final, U9’s board relay, Moby McMullen, Curtis Cloake, Riley Buckland, 5th in final., All Age Board Relay, Moby McMullen, Isabelle McMullen, Jy Timperley, Tom Rowley, Josh Brown, James Brodin, 7th. Great team work by Gabi Kay & Isabelle McMullen U11’s board rescue, Kisane Irwin & Tegan Nelson-Chapman, U13’s board rescue, Alex Byrne & Shaun Sewell U13’s board rescue, Blair Dickie, Jy Timperley, Tom Rowley U11’s board relay.

Congratulations to all our competitors.


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