2018 Junior Black Fins

Surf Life Saving New Zealand (SLSNZ) is pleased to announce the New Zealand Youth team to compete at the 2018 Lifesaving World Championships.

The team, known as the Junior Black Fins, consists of 12 athletes; six male and six female.

The Lifesaving World Championships is held every two years and attracts competitors from over 40 nations.


Aidan Smith, Papamoa
Briana Irving, Waikanae
Claudia Kelly, East End
Declan Dempster, Mount Maunganui
Lochlainn O'Connor, Mount Maunganui
Lucy Makaea, Piha
Macy Burns, Lyall Bay
Mitch Cowdrey, Papamoa
Sasha Reid, Fitzroy
Oscar Williams, Piha
Tessa Bradley, Mount Maunganui
Zac Reid, Fitzroy


Coach: Matt Cairns
Team Manager: Shane Smith
Assistant Coach: John Bryant
Assistant Manager: Simone Spencer
Physio: Mike Ellis


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