2017 Trans Tasman Challenge teams

Posted by SLSNZ Media on Thursday, February 2, 2017

The Trans-Tasman Challenge is hosted by Australia and New Zealand on alternating years and this year it will take place at New Zealand's Waihi Beach on February 4.

The Trans-Tasman Challenge will be a three race series for the Open Men and Women's crews with combined points accumulating to a champion nation who will be presented with the Trans-Tasman Surf Boat Challenge trophy.

The three races will be made up of two long course events and one short course event.

New Zealand and Australia will be represented by the follow crews:

NEW ZEALAND:

Open Men- North Beach
Frano Staub
Daniel Smith
Nathan Keys
Jared Glue
Dean Isherwood (sweep)

Open Women- Muriwai
Nicole Owen
Kathryn Wright
Jessica Parkin
Alison Craigie
Ricky Butt (sweep)

U23 Men- Whangamata
Sam Stockley
Lyndon Vickers
Josh Kerridge
Brandon Dromgool
Andrew Jujnovich (sweep)

U23 Women- Muriwai
Grace Joseph
Alexandra Murden
Jaime Gunderson
Dayna Lawton
Danny Tenheuvel (sweep)

AUSTRALIA:

Open Men- Avoca Beach
Duke Brierty
John Paterson
Brad Mitchell
Daniel Tamblyn
Richard Brierty (sweep)

Open Women- Tallebudgera
Lisa Webber
Kirsty Morrison
Kelissa Brockett
Tara Dreaver
Gary Williams (sweep)

U23 Men- North Cronulla
Zac Hughes
James Budd
Mitchell Bouzounis
Jack Mentha
Adam Purdie (sweep)

U23 Women- Newport
Piret May
Celestine May
Katy Hulton
Zoe King
Michael King (sweep)

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