The Wimpy Lifesaving 2020 National Championship will once again be hosted by the friendly city of Port Elizabeth and as always will be a prestigious event not to be missed.
With over 1600 competitors and 40 clubs attending , will see “the best of the best “ athletes showcase their talents and chase for the various titles of National champions.
Lifesaving South Africa would like to extend a warm welcome to all the athletes , clubs , officials and our sponsors and wish nothing but success and sportsmanship throughout the event.
Port Elizabeth offers the venues , facilities and conditions that are considered one of the top in our country to host the championship while ensuring each year the event grows from strength to strength.
A special thank you to all the national and local sponsors that make such an event possible to include Wimpy , Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality , aQuelle , Score , Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation , just to mention a few, these sponsors have helped us to ensure we can raise the bar each year and see various disciplines of our sport and age groups ranging from nippers to masters , still water and surf combined together over a week of breathtaking, exciting and most of all exhilarating competition.
We are pleased to see such growth in the legendary SCORE surf boat shoot out with 10 boats and both genders showing representation from all over the country , fighting through several events over 3 days to walk away as the champions.
Recognition is a must for the people that have put in all the efforts to ensure the event is well planned and a success in all aspects , the local organizing committees , the LSA officials , water safety team and crews as well as the local club members.
I would like to wish all athletes the best of luck for the competition , ensure to strive and compete with dignity , sportsmanship and integrity which is a true showcase of lifesaving in our country.