Surf skills on show

Under-12 nipper Ellie Price enjoys the surf at Coolum. Photo: Peter Thompson
Under-12 nipper Ellie Price enjoys the surf at Coolum. Photo: Peter Thompson

Coolum nippers’ under-11, under-12 and under-14 teams took on the elements at the Maroochydore junior carnival last Saturday.

The nippers competed under adverse conditions thanks to a mass influx of bluebottles in the water.

The surf swim was cancelled but the board events still went ahead for those brave enough to venture out in the water.

In the beach events the under-12s brought home silver and bronze.

Well done to all those who participated.

Meanwhile, back on the beach at Coolum on Sunday we too were inundated with bluebottles, causing the cancellation of nipper activities.

Because of the disruption, club photos were also postponed.

All photos, for under-6 through to under-14 nippers, will be taken on Sunday, February 15 at 8.15am sharp at Coolum Beach.

Nipper uniforms must be worn.

Order forms and payments for photos must be lodged by 8am sharp to Cris at the barbecue.

There will be no nipper activities this Sunday due to the Nutri-grain Ironman event.

See you back at Coolum Beach on Sunday, February 15.

– Mick Robinson

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