Prov­ing his met­tle at Iron Man event

Southern Gazette (South Perth) - - Sport -

AQUINAS Col­lege stu­dent Matt Col­liss has his sights set on be­com­ing the next Iron Man af­ter nar­rowly miss­ing a spot in the fi­nal of the Iron Man com­pe­ti­tion.

The young ath­lete took part in the Na­tional Surf Life­sav­ing Com­pe­ti­tion on the Gold Coast last month, demon­strat­ing his fit­ness and nat­u­ral abil­ity in the wa­ter.

Matt com­peted in both the ju­nior and se­nior ti­tles, fin­ish­ing sev­enth in the un­der 15 Cham­pion Life­saver com­pe­ti­tion.

He has pre­vi­ously won three state cham­pi­onship gold medals and said he will con­tinue to train in time for next year’s fi­nals on the Sun­shine Coast.

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