Exact date to be confirmed
- Enjoy panoramic harbour views; just minutes walk from iconic Manly Wharf.
- Tuscan-born Executive chef Andrea Corsi comes with a stellar CV [PDF]
- Ticket price includes a 3 course lunch with wine and beer (early bird: $150 per person | 17-30 March: $160 per person). The booking fee is 50 cents per ticket.
- If you are purchasing singles ticket(s) please use the seating preference field to indicate who you would like to sit with. You will also be prompted for any dietary requirements.
- 12:30 pm start.
- enquiries: [email protected]
Our Special Guests are Ky Hurst & Lizzie Welborn
Ky’s Career Highlights[unordered_list style=”bullet”]
- 2019 SailGP Champion
- Lead grinder for Team Oracle in America’s Cup
- Surf Lifesaving Hall of Fame Member
- Dual Olympian – 2012 & 2008 Olympic Games
- 7 Time Australian Ironman Champion
At the early age of 15, Ky became one of the youngest contenders in the Uncle Toby’s Super Series, winning three annual titles consecutively. Ky is the only man to have won 7 Australian Ironman titles and is now regarded as one of the best Ironmen in the history of Surf Lifesaving. His drive has seen him win 30 Australian Surf titles making him the 2nd highest medal winner in the Surf Lifesaving Australian Championships and now a proud member of the Surf Lifesavings Hall of Fame.
In 2005, Ky begun to focus solely on swimming after the 10km Open-water swim was announced as an inaugural Olympic events. Ky qualified for the Olympic team and was the only Australian to compete in the event at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. At the completion of the Olympic Games, Ky refocused and continued competing in the Kellogg’s Nutri Grain Series. After considerable successes he begun juggling his Surf Ironman training with Open-water swim training. He sets his sights on competing for Australian for the second time at the 2012 London Olympic Games. Ky was one of the first athletes to qualify for the Australian Olympic team and achieved the title of Dual-Olympian. Once again, Ky return to the Kellogg’s Nutri Grain Series and continued his career in the surf sport arena.
After his retirement from surf sports, Ky was selected as the lead grinder on Team Oracle in the defense of the America’s Cup. The multi-talented athlete has been training and competing in America and has since returned home to Australia to join the all new Sail GP in the F50.
Lizzie’s Career Highlights[unordered_list style=”bullet”]
- Member of the Open Australian Team that competed in the International Surf Rescue Challenge at South Africa in October, 2019. The Australian team won the overall point score.
- 2nd in the 2017, 2018 and 2019 Molokai 2 Oahu paddle board world championships – unlimited prone division
- 3 time consecutive winner of the youth iron woman race at the Australian championships (2015, 2016, 2018 – 2017 was cancelled)
- 3 time consecutive winner of the youth board race at the Australian championships (2015, 2016, 2018 – 2017 was cancelled)
- 3rd in the 2018 open iron woman race at the Australian championships
- 6th in the 2017/18 Ocean 6 professional ironwoman series
- 1st in the 2017/18 Ocean 6 board race series
- Member of the Open Australian Team that competed in the International Surf Rescue Challenge at New Zealand in November, 2017. The Australian team won the overall point score
- Member of the Australian youth team that competed at the 2016 Surf Life Saving World Championships in Amsterdam. Lizzie won the ironwoman and board race, and the Australian youth team won the overall point score
- In the 2016 Surf Life Saving Interclub World Championships in Amsterdam Lizzie came third in the open board and fifth in the open ironwoman
- 6th in the 2015/16 professional ironwoman series
- Multiple podium finished in the professional series throughout the years, including 1st place in round 1 in the 2017 series.