Nip­pers take on best

Port Douglas & Mossman Gazette - - SPORT -

BRIAN Markham needs a break.

The team man­ager for the North Queens­land Nip­pers surf life­sav­ing team reck­ons he’s ex­hausted af­ter a week­end of watch­ing his charges take on the best in Queens­land, not to men­tion a whole day at MovieWorld on Mon­day.

“They had a great car­ni­val. The con­di­tions were pretty good, from our point of view.

“There was a bit of surf, but noth­ing too big.”

The four rep­re­sen­ta­tives of the Port Dou­glas SLSC com­peted in a va­ri­ety of in­di­vid­ual and team events, with El­iza Markham record­ing the best in­di­vid­ual re­sult, a fourth in the Un­der-12 beach sprint.

El­iza’s surf team also came fourth in the surf team event.

Harry Good­man’s Un­der-11 surf team came in fifth in the teams event, while he also man­aged to make the fi­nal in the in­di­vid­ual surf swim.

Finn Devine-Cameron also made the fi­nal in sev­eral events, and scored a fifth place in the surf teams event.

Ali­son Mun­roe came sixtth in the beach re­lay. Re­sults for lo­cal Nip­pers: Harry Good­man: fi­nal in surf swim; team came fifth in surf teams; ninth in quar­ter-fi­nal of iron­man.

El­iza Markham: sixth in beach re­lay; semi-fi­nal in flags; fourth in sprint fi­nal; semi-fi­nal in surf swim; quar­ter-fi­nal in board race; fourth in surf teams; semi-fi­nals in iron­woman.

Finn Devine-Cameron: fi­nals of beach re­lay, semi-fi­nal in surf-swim and board; fifth in surf team; 16th in iron man; eighth in cameron re­lay, 11th in board re­lay.

Ali­son Mun­roe: sixth in beach re­lay, quar­ter-fi­nal in flag, semi-fi­nal in sprints, semi-fi­nal in surf swim, quar­ter-fi­nal in board, semi-fi­nal in iron­woman.

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