Nerves fail to stop Isabella

�I never expected it to go so well,� she said. �I felt nervous to begin with but I�ve always loved this event and with the support of family and friends, fortunately I was able to take gold.�

Tube rescue attempts to re-enact a real rescue where competitors have to retrieve a tube from the beach then swim out to a can.

The City of Perth Surf Life Saving Club member also won bronze as part of the under-19 female surf team event.