Thursday 2 February 2006 Lifeguard Twilight Challenge
What: Sunshine Coast lifeguards will go head-to-head in a test of skills at a fun twilight event.
When: Friday February 3 from 5.30pm.
Where: Mooloolaba Beach, near Loo with a View.
Lifeguard Twilight Challenge
Caloundra City Council lifeguards will defend their title in the third annual Lifeguard Twilight Challenge at an inter-council competition tomorrow.
Putting their skills to the test against their counterparts from Maroochy and Noosa, the defending champions are hoping to bring the trophy home to Caloundra for the second year in a row.
Caloundra City Mayor Don Aldous said the Challenge helps to raise the profile of our City's Lifeguards.
"It is a terrific opportunity for Caloundra City residents to see our Lifeguards in action, while showcasing their surf safety skills used to keep our beaches safe," Cr Aldous said.
The Challenge, which is expected to run for one hour, will kick off at 5.30pm at Mooloolaba Beach, and will include a board rescue, tube rescue, a lifeguard relay event and a board relay.
The lifeguard relay will include six competitors, with one person over 30, one councillor and one female. Division 9 Councillor, Tim Dwyer has been nominated to compete.
So make sure you come along and cheer our lifeguards on to victory.
02 February 2006 Lifeguards vie for Twilight Challenge Championships
Maroochy Shire Lifeguards will go head to head with Noosa and Caloundra Lifeguards in a battle of the fittest during the annual Twilight Challenge being held tomorrow evening at 5.15pm on Mooloolaba Beach.
Visitors and locals will witness some sensational surf action as the three shires professional lifeguards push their fitness to new limits in the annual run, swim and paddle combination.
Maroochy Lifeguards have vowed to pull out all stops in order to claim the title after Caloundra took out the championships in 2005.
Maroochy, Caloundra and Noosa Lifeguard supervisors along with Maroochy Shire Councillors Bruce Dunne and Chris Thompson, and Noosa Shire Councillor Russell Green will meet at Maroochy Lifeguard Headquaters on North Shore Road, Twin Waters to strategies in advance for tomorrow's event.
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