Rhoose Lifeguards recently hosted their annual ski race. This was the fortieth year running, making it the longest running ski race in the country.
The race saw 25 paddlers from surrounding local clubs, battling it out to be crowned ‘champion’ of the various categories.
Good weather and calm conditions led to a full course being set up with a loop between Rhoose beach and Aberthaw Power Station.
There was some great paddling from all, especially in the men’s and double races, which were neck and neck right to the finishing line.
A spokeswoman said: “Congratulations to all that took part and thanks to all those who helped to organise the event and provided the barbecue. Special thanks go to SLSA Wales IRB crew for providing safety cover.”
The results were:
Under 16 Boys: Drew Howells – Sker; Jai Gerrish – Rhoose; Fin Sullivan – Rhoose.
Under 16 Girls: Evie Wong – Rhoose; Leonora Breheney – Sker; Ella Bulmar – Rhoose.
Open Men: Jason Grice – Rhoose; Lloyd Rosewell – Penybont; Matt Rowlands – Llantwit Major.
Open Ladies: Meg McCloy – Rest Bay.
Masters Men: Sam McCloy – Rest Bay; Andrew McDonagh – Llantwit Major.
Masters Ladies: Karen O’Donoghue-Harris – Rhoose.
Doubles: Ollie Wong and Ethan Wall – Rhoose; Josh Edwards and Gethin Edwards – Llantwit Major.
Ocean Ski: Gareth Rice, Gareth Potter.
Rhoose won the overall aggregate.
The club thanked Fontygary Halt Fish & Chip Bar for its kind donation of £221. The money will be used to purchase new equipment. JH
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