Portland’s IRB racers take on Australia’s very best
PORTLAND’S phenomenal inflatable rescue boat racers face their final test at the 2017 IRB Australian Championships this weekend.
Racing in New South Wales at Kingscliff Beach, six Portlanders will hit the surf for one last skills showcase.
Beginning today and concluding on Sunday, Andrew Trewavis, Marcus Merryfull, Grace Davey, Candice Down, Grace Burgoyne and Keegan Bilson will race as representatives of Victoria and Barwon Heads 13th Beach Surf Life Saving Club.
Today Trewavis and Merryfull will race with the Victorian IRB team as a part of the inter-state competition, joined by Grace Davey and Candice Down who will compete with the Victorian under-23 development side.
After the conclusion of state racing the Portlanders will return to the water in new colours in the afternoon.