MULLALOO and Sorrento have been recognised nationally, with two locals winning at the Surf Life Saving Australia Awards of Excellence.
Sandy Clarke from Mullaloo Surf Life Saving Club was named Volunteer of the Year.
Clarke has been involved in almost every aspect of surf lifesaving this season and has been involved in the development and testing of the Australian Surf Rowers League app.
From Sorrento Surf Life Saving Club, Jenny Plint won Surf Sports Coach of the Year.
Under her watch, athletes won gold medals at the Aussies this year, with one sprinter breaking a record held since 1953.
Also vying for awards were Mullaloo’s Mark Hills for Assessor of the Year and Sorrento’s Jackson Symonds for Surf Sports Athlete of the Year.