In what can only be described as perfect conditions, Zac Ellis completed one of his "Bucket List" items on Sat 11 April with a 2 Hour Maiden Crossing in the Freedom Day Swim – Robben Island to Big Bay.
Grade 5 pupil Cameron Tripney got a full page feature in the Purelylocal Magazine for his Stand Up Paddling. Read all about it here: http://westcoast.purelylocal.co.za/news/sports,_hobbies,_adventure/riding-the-wave-to-success-cameron-tripney.html
Grade 10 Elkanah House pupil Connor Bax sailed in the African Mirror Championships in December last year. He came 17th overall and 8th for SA, beating 4 of the official SA team boats. More recently he sailed in the Mirror Worlds, coming 31st out of a fleet of 60 Mirrors from South Africa, Great Britain, Australia, France and Japan. He plans to attend the next Mirror world in 2017 in the United Kingdom.
Grade 9 pupil Jack Oliver achieved 2 Golds (100m and 50m Backstroke), 1 Silver (50m Butterfly) and a Bronze (200m Backstroke) at the Western Province Swimming Championships towards the end of 2015. He swam against 15 year old swimmers. He also achieved personal bests in all his races. Jack qualifies for Level 3 National Age Group Championships, SA Youth and is now a member of the official WP Aquatics team to go to Durban in 2015.