Cape Town - Cape
Town’s most senior lifeguards battled it out for the Big Bay Masters’ Classic
2016 Cup at the Big Bay Surf Lifesaving Club on Saturday.
Some 140 lifeguards
from 11 surf lifesaving clubs across the peninsula participated.
claimed the Masters’ Classic Cup for the second year in a row. Fish Hoek Surf
Lifesaving Club came second overall, Strand third and Milnerton fourth.
lifeguards are 30 years or older and most boast many years of experience.
Many of these athletes have come through the nipper ranks of their clubs and
qualified as senior lifeguards once they turned 16.
continue to perform active lifeguard duty on Cape Town’s beaches and are also
actively involved in training new generations of lifeguards.
Big Bay Masters’ Classic is the only local competition where Western Cape
Masters’ can test their skills before competing at the Masters’ SA Champs in
Port Elizabeth on March 17, 2016.
lifeguards from various surf lifesaving clubs across the peninsula racing on
their Malibu rescue boards at the Big Bay Masters’ Classic 2016 Cup on
Schon, head coach at the Big Bay Surf Lifesaving Club, pushing hard in the
single surf ski race at the Big Bay Masters’ Classic 2016 Cup on Saturday.