Bar­ney rounds out a big year

The Coffs Coast Advocate - - CAREERS -

SAWTELL surfer Bar­ney Miller has been named a fi­nal­ist for the Young Ath­lete of the Year with a Dis­abil­ity award in the NSW Cham­pi­ons of Sport cer­e­mony at Rose­hill Gar­dens on Tues­day, Novem­ber 27.

The awards cel­e­brate the achieve­ments of NSW ath­letes, coaches, ad­min­is­tra­tors and or­gan­i­sa­tions across 13 award-win­ning cat­e­gories and this year Cather­ine Cox (net­ball), Julie Dolan AM (foot­ball), Jana Pittman (ath­let­ics), Melanie Roche (soft­ball) and Mark Skaife OAM (mo­tor rac­ing) will be in­ducted into the NSW Hall of Cham­pi­ons.

Miller en­joyed a spec­tac­u­lar year, with vic­to­ries at the US Open Adap­tive Surf Cham­pi­onship, ISA World Adap­tive Surf­ing Cham­pi­onships and Nudie Aus­tralian Adap­tive Surf­ing Ti­tles.

He also won 2017 Nikon Surf Video of the Year at the 2017 Aus­tralian Surf­ing Awards for his doc­u­men­tary You and Me.

FI­NAL­IST: Bar­ney Miller in ac­tion at Kingscliff.

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