Sidmouth’s surf lifesavers look back on 2016 season

PUBLISHED: 19:30 25 October 2016

Rockie lifeguards at the Sidmouth Surf Life Saving Club awards 2016.
Picture by Simon Horn LRPS.

Rockie lifeguards at the Sidmouth Surf Life Saving Club awards 2016. Picture by Simon Horn LRPS.

Simon Horn

Sidmouth Surf Life Saving Club celebrated the achievements of its members and volunteers at an awards ceremony.

Sidmouth Surf Life Saving Club awards 2016. Picture by Simon Horn LRPS.Sidmouth Surf Life Saving Club awards 2016. Picture by Simon Horn LRPS.

This year, it has led the way nationally, with the largest number of members on the graduate lifeguard programme of any club. It also celebrated some stellar successes at local and national competitions and handed out awards to different age groups. Chairman Dave Manley said: “It was another fantastic season, which has seen the club expand, develop the lifeguard skills of its members and volunteers and continue to compete at the highest level in the sport of surf lifesaving. I have been particularly impressed by the commitment and achievements of our young lifesavers, who have made their first steps to being professional lifeguards. A big thank-you to our volunteers, and to Sidmouth Cricket Club for hosting us.”


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