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MEDIA RELEASE Peter KING MP MEMBER FOR WENWORTH

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Bondi Surf Bathers Life Saving Club recently held a very successful “Between the Flags Surf and Sand Challenge” with some 260 competitors vying to be the inaugural winner.

The event’s aim was to raise funds to purchase important lifesaving and rescue equipment for the club.

Complete with starters pistol, Federal Member for Wentworth Peter King, was given the honour of officially starting the competition

“The Bondi Surf Bathers Life Saving Club are to be congratulated on their inaugural “Between the Flags Surf and Sand Challenge” which was a great success.

“The Bondi Surf Bathers Life Saving Club are a fine example of the quality surf lifesaving organisations that exist on our eastern suburbs beaches.

“Not only do they provide vital ongoing safety to beachgoers, they also provide a wide range of healthy activities that benefit our community.

The competition provided a surprise result, with Queenscliff teenager Naomi Flood,16, covering a demanding 400-metre beach run and a 2-kilometre swim around Bondi Bay in a time of 17 minutes, 23 seconds.

ENDS

21 FEBRUARY 2003

FURTHER INFORMATION: PETER KING: 02 9327 7700 OR JODIE NEWELL - 0408 466 450