Nippers reap rewards

A NUMBER of nippers finished with medals at the recent states at the Gold Coast.

In at times difficult conditions, the Tannum Sands contingent from across a variety of age groups handled the surf with aplomb.

Ryan Bebendorf headlined the list with a gold medal in the under 15 board against some quality opposition.

The teams also achieved outstanding results.


None were better than the under 11 cameron relay team of Tanna Martin, Bailey Sommerville, Ben Dollery, Peyton Craig.

The Tannum quartet upstaged their rivals to take home gold in a brilliant effort.

Tanna collected his second medal in the form of silver in the under 11 flags event.

Mia Bell took two bronze medals in the under 11 surf race and board race respectively.

The team of Lincoln Sommerville and Coby Richardson finished third to take bronze in the under 11 board rescue.