Surf lifesaving clubs honoured

The awards celebrated the contribution and achievements of Surf Life Saving WA volunteers, lifeguards, athletes and clubs.

Scarboro SLC trainer Belinda Kuster took out Trainer of the Year, Craig Bowley was Support Operations Volunteer of the Year, while Mark Irwin was awarded Life Membership.

Trigg Island was also well represented at the annual awards, with Carol Gibbs winning Trainer of the Year, while the open male double ski crew were awarded Team of the Year.

SLSWA chief executive James O�Toole said lifesavers set a combined patrol record of more than 106,000 hours for the 2014/15 surf season, on the back of another year of record club membership of 20,162.

�Our volunteers continue to do an outstanding job of protecting the community at WA�s most popular beaches,� he said.