Five Venus Bay SLSC members attended the 2017 Advanced Lifesaving Camp held September 25-29. 54 Lifesavers from across Victoria, interstate, and also New Zealand attended the week long development program with the aim of obtaining their Gold Medallion and becoming professional lifeguards.
For many, the Gold Medallion is the pinnacle of surf lifesaving and a presitigious award that is highly regarded. The camp saw lifesavers tested across a range of different challenges and situations that were designed to enhance their skills and knowledge.
A massive congratualations to Harrison Cumming who attained his Gold Medallion at the conclusion of the camp. Also congratulations to Austin Timmins, Ryley Millikin, Travis Rowden and Jasmine McJames-Court who attended the camp and are in the final stages of completing the requirements to attain the award.