Hale News

10 Feb 2016

2016 TROGS Ironman


It was an early start for boys on Wednesday 11 February, with the annual TROGS Ironman kicking off at City Beach.

The TROGS event has a significant history at Hale School.  From 1924-1977 life saving was a team sport at the School, and in 1941/1942 Ken Tregonning (where TROGS comes from) was captain of this team.  In honour of Dr Tregonning, who went on to become a Headmaster of Hale, and to reflect the historical importance of surf lifesaving, a modified surf race event was developed. The event has been running for over 20 years now and has become one of the highlights of the sports calendar.  
The Ironman is run in age groups and is based on two races, with points made up from the two events - a 110m beach sprint and a 400m swim/400m run. The winner in each age group is decided on aggregate points from both races.
This year 149 boys attended TROGS, either to support or compete. It also coincided with the first Nulsen Coffee Morning for 2016, with 100 hot coffees delivered to spectators, on behalf of Blair Sewell and his family. Thanks also to everyone who either purchased an extra coffee or donated money to Nulsen.
Trogs Results 2016
Open Division:
Winners – Max Anderson Loake and Angus Gregg
Runner Ups - Jacob Orr, Will Lantzke and Thomas Renshaw
Under 17:
Winner – Ashton Brinkworth
Runner Up - Callan England
Under 16:
Winner – Jay Thornton
Runner Up - Alex Holt
Under 15:
Winner – Harry Saggers
Runner Ups - Joel Hill,Lachlan McKay and Sam Rowbottam
Under 14:
Winner – Ben Johnson
Runner Ups - Tristan Hurford and Joshua Edwards-Smith
Under 13:
Winner – George Stewart
Runner Ups - Fraser Bytheway and Luke Sudlow

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