Llandudno nippers battle on sand and surf

Youngsters representing Llandudno and Clifton Surf lifesaving clubs were among the more than 350 from clubs across the city who took part in the Lifesaving Cape Town district nipper championship, at Fish Hoek Beach, at the weekend.

Sunday’s nipper competition at Fish Hoek Beach featured a number of events, including run-swim-run, body board, beach sprints, beach relay and taplin (run-swim-paddle) relay. Picture: Fuad Esack
Sunday’s nipper competition at Fish Hoek Beach saw nippers battle it out on sand and surf. Picture: Fuad Esack
Highly competitive, the beach relay is a favourite among spectators and competitors. Picture: Fuad Esack
More than 350 youngsters from clubs across the city took part in the Lifesaving Cape Town district nipper championship, at Fish Hoek Beach, at the weekend. Among the clubs taking part were Llandudno, Clifton, Fish Hoek, Milnerton, Big Bay and Strand. Picture: Fuad Esack
A competitor representing Clifton, emerges from the water in a relay event. Picture: Fuad Esack
First come, first served… A Clifton nipper with Big Bay with Llandudno representatives hot on her heels in Sunday’s competition at Fish Hoek. Picture: Fuad Esack
Clifton Surf, well represented at Sunday’s nipper competition, will host the next competition on Sunday February 18. Picture: Fuad Esack