The 2019 Aussies Wrap by Glen Borg, Competition Manager

Max Brooks is… The Australian Ironman Champion

In an emotional finish to the season, Max has won his first Aussies Ironman title, taking gold in an all star field. “Yeah I can’t believe it. It’s been a really tough season for me, I haven’t got one result yet. And that’s as good as it gets there. A bit of a dream really!”

Max has kept getting up and pushing himself and the team through injury and bad luck. It is a result that is very well deserved that’s for Sure! Brilliant result Max, you are the epitome of…’Anything is Possible’!

Gold, Gold, Gold… Blake Drysdale Aussies Champ in Flags 3 Years Straight

“Mate I can’t believe it… I’m over the moon, its unreal.. I am just so happy”… says Blake Drysdale as he wins gold in the Open Male Flags for the 3rd year in a row… What an amazing result as Blake used his experience against the younger Sam Zustovich from Mollymook… Outstanding effort again Blake!

U23 Female Boating Team Make History

In an amazing race at North Kirra our U23 Female Boating team made history today… Becoming the U23 AUSTRALIAN  CHAMPS! This win is the first Australian Gold in Newport history for female boats… What an outstanding result for Michael King, Abby Ballesty, Meagan Barr, Tara Doyle and Claudia Harris. Well done ladies!

Our Aussie Medallists


U19 Female Surf Teams: Emily Doyle, Jami Prowse, Lexi Harrison, Madison Louw
U23 Female Surf Boat: Abby Ballesty, Meagan Barr, Tara Doyle, Claudia Harris
U19 Female Rescue Tube Rescue: Emily Doyle, Jami Prowse, Madison Louw, Analiese Melbourn
U17 Male Ski Relay: Zach Morris, Braden Newling, Finn Askew
Open Male Beach Flags: Blake Drysdale
Open Ironman: Max Brooks


Open Male Single Ski Relay: Mitchell Trim, Max Brooks, Jayke Rees
U19 MIxed First Aid: Linda Leck, Lily Tancred
U17 Ironwoman: Madison Louw


U17 2KM Ocean Swim: Logan Kaye
U19 2KM Ocean Swim: Emily Doyle
Open Mixed First Aid: Linda Leck, Lily Tancred
Open Male Surf Team: Jackson Borg, Charlie Brooks, Max Brooks, Oliver Signorini
U19 Male Beach Flags: Joshua Tyrell
U17 Female Board Race: Alex Lefevre

Read all about our Youth and Masters Teams.