ISLAND TRIBE LIGHTNING TAKE TEAM TITLE
ISLAND TRIBE LIGHTNING TAKE TEAM TITLE - 31/08/11
Team Island Tribe Lightning were crowned champions of the Legacy Super Teams 2011 series by just 0.1 of a point at Portreath Beach on saturday. Following a second place in the 9 man teams taplin event where all 3 swimmers had to cross the line together they matched early season results to sneak the title ahead of BRT who won the Taplin on the day.
Individual successes on the day were endless but section winners were
Open Men - George Haynes, Open Women - Ellie Parker, U18 men - Josh Newing, U16 girls - Lily Nichols, with Kelland Phinnelore taking the U14 's
With £1000 in the prize money pot, more athletes got a share of the pie and went home happy!
Series results were as follows
Open Men - 1st Sam Moore, 2nd Milky Byatt, 3rd equal James Bunney and Garod Thomas
Open Women - 1st ellie Parker, 2nd equal Mesha Wardman and Rhian Thomas, 3rd Eva Murphy
U18 Men- 1st Jamie Green, 2nd Matt hewitt, 3rd Scooby Lark
U16 Girls - 1st lily Nichols, 2nd Charlotte Hewitt, 3rd Emily Trestrail
U14 Boys - 1st Charlie Haynes, 2nd Kelland Phinnelore, 3rd Jack Unsworth
After some great races a special mention should go to the 3 Nipper Juniors who completed the series and the survival format . Summer Whitely, Jack Unsworth and James Carpenter who had been racing for 2 days straight and still turned in some superb performance. They must have slept well!!
next years series details will be released in early November so get training and keep an eye on the site!! Laters Mark