2023 Masters QLD State Tiltes

Published: March 02, 2023

The 2022-23 Masters State Titles at Mooloolaba saw sunny blue skies, storm squalls, rain and glassy two foot waves. Our team of 17 competitors did the club proud across a range of events including women’s surf teams, male taplin's, board rescues, ski events, irons, beach sprints etc.  

There were many standout performances, such as Ian Norman rocking up to his ironman event to grab silver, then closing the day with a bronze in the 1km beach run. Or Anne McGill, our Treasurer, powering through soft sand to secure a 2nd place in her 1km beach run and Jake H placing third in his 2km run. Rob W was non-stop all day in multiple team and individual water events. Our younger competitors (Josh, Jake and Kirk) earned the respect of everyone - adding multiple points for Coolum and Josh F came away with a gold and Kirk M a silver. Emma Rahui scored a gold in her beach sprint final.  Karolin B, our newest member to the female team, helped the team secure a silver in the 170 beach relay.  Not to forget, Jodie W and Heidi D who were first across the line in the female board rescue, after Jodie W finished with a silver in a tightly fought board race.  Well done to Ross who showed skill and endurance as he made his way through to semi's and then to his ski finals, placing 9th out of 27 in the 45-49 category.

Results below;

  • GOLD (3)
    • Josh F 35-39 Board Race
    • Emma R 45-49 Beach Sprints
    • Heidi D and Jodie W 45-49 Board Rescue
  • SILVER (6)
    • Kirk M 30-34 Board Race
    • Kirk M & Jake H 30-34 Board Rescue
    • Karolin B, Heidi D, Emma R & Jodie W 170 Beach Relay, Jodie W 50-54 Board Race, Anne M 60-64 1km Beach Run, Ian N 60-64 Ironman
  • BRONZE (7)
    • Karolin 30-34 Beach Sprints & Flags
    • Jake H 30-34 Board Race & 2km Beach Run
    • Josh F, John M & Kirk M 110 Taplin Relay
    • Emma R, Heidi D & Jodie W 130 Board Relay, Ian Norman 60-64 1km Beach Run

A big thank you to coach Nic L, Surf Sports Officer Greg W, Beach Coach Chris, families and friends, our IRB crews, official Sharlene Swan 'queen of the beach’, our Club Captain, and John, Jarrod & Jodie for helping with set up and trailer duties. 




Womens Trio

Ross Fountain


States Team Photo on the day

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