Surf race 8th April

The Bondi Surf Race Report

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Bondi Surf Race Report

Week 29 – 8th April 2018

Fellow Surfers’,

Another week in the bleachers, with the sun burning away, small seas & a long bank. It was great watching & enjoying those out in the water doing their best.

The buoys were again set a good distance & most swimmers were happy with same.

The Jack Cox is the one race everyone wants to win & Dori is making an art form out of doing well in the three races. The small numbers were disappointing; however, this did not detract from the completion with B Grade being especially close.

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A Grade

If I was a betting man, I would have made a fortune on this race, although those in the know would have been backing her all the way. Dori gave a masterful exhibition of racing, which was assisted by the good conditions around the course. To Pep (who we do not see often enough) & Sam great efforts, but when Dori’s on fire, it always going to be hard to catch her.

B Grade

A week off is a long time, but when you were chasing Easter eggs, you can only come back bigger & better. Take a bow John, you have come through after a long hiatus from the winner podium. As a youngster he excelled at rugby, running & R&R. This morning he caught not one but two waves to head up the beach, closely followed by Peter, who has had another good season both in the surf & pool, where he excels on Saturday mornings with Bondi ASC from medley to 400 metres & anything in between, as does Patti was on his heels but could not make up the lead she gave them.

C Grade

Anthony was back swimming against himself again. We have heaps of Cadets but, where are they? We, as a Club, need to get them into our culture or eventually we will lose them.

Tube Race

Not able to be held due to a short age of tubes.

Again, come on let’s all get down whilst this wonderful weather lasts & remember we only have two races to go. Then I have to sit down & do the report on the season, which I’m told is already overdue. It will start with a big thanks to you, the members who come down & to Raewyn who has done far more than me & kept it all together with Tony.
Cheers

Doc

Upcoming calendar

Presentation Night.
AGM &
September we start it all over again, with the first week of patrols.

Don’t missing anything.

Bondi Amateur Swimming Club

BONDI AMATEUR SWIMMING CLUB – Is always looking for new members, irrespective of their ability. We can promise two things; you will improve over the season & have a lot of fun doing so. If interested, please come down by 9.15 Saturday morning & see what it is like. They also have “learn to swim classes” for any member who cannot swim & this has been extended to adults. Should you want more info, please speak to me, Raewyn or Sandra Hallam, at the races or whenever.

Bondi Amateur Swimming Club Website

A big thanks to THE BLUE ROOM for their outstanding support, over the last ten weeks.

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