Congratulations to The New Zealand Black Fins named 2016 World Surf Life Saving Champions for the 3rd consecutive time at the world champs in the Netherlands today. Local aquatic athletes Samantha Lee and Steven Kent (both 2016 WHiPA Lloyd Morrison Scholarship Recipients) were in the winning team, also achieving many personal medals and records. The Junior Black Fins team featuring local talent Lewis Clareburt and Alaynah Bettany (also both 2016 WHiPA Lloyd Morrison Scholarsh
Congratulations to the aquatic athletes and administrators who won awards at the Wellington Sports Awards last night: Samantha Lee (Surf Life Saving & Swimming) 2016 Wellington Sports Med Sportswoman of the Year Samantha is a WHiPA Lloyd Morrison Scholarship Recipient (2015 & 2016) Mary Fisher (Para-Swimming) - 2016 Cigna New Zealand Disabled Sportsperson of the Year
Mary is a WHiPA Lloyd Morrison Scholarship Recipient (2015 & 2016) Mark Berge (Swimming) named the 2016 New Z
Congratulations to the Wellington aquatic sportspeople named as finalists in the Wellington Sportsperson of the Year Awards this week!
Mary Fisher (Para-Swimming) Sportswoman of the Year Disabled Sportsperson of the Year Samantha Lee (Surf Life Saving & Swimming) Sportswoman of the Year Mark Berge (Swimming) Volunteer of the Year #SportspersonoftheYearAwards #MaryFisher #SamanthaLee #MarkBerge #Events
WHiPA are proud to again be supporting Wellington surf life saving athlete Samantha Lee with a 2016 WHiPA Lloyd Morrison Scholarship. Sam is a member of the Black Fins squad, currently training in preparation for selection in the NZ team to compete at the Surf Life Saving World Champs in The Netherlands later this year, hoping to defend their world title. Sam has been a member of the NZ Surf Life Saving team since 2009 was part of the team that won two consecutive World Champ
Former Commonwealth Games swimmer Samantha Lee broke her own world record as the New Zealand Black Fins surf life saving team dominated the second day of the 2015 German Cup event. The 23-year-old Wellingtonian lowered the mark in the 100m rescue medley to 1.08.86 sec, taking New Zealand's overall tally to three world records at the German Cup and five in total. Mirroring the 2013 German Cup, Lee and Wellington's world champion Steve Kent once again took out top female and ma
Congratulations to the recipients of the 2015 Wellington High Performance Aquatics Lloyd Morrison Aquatic Athlete Scholarships.
The scholarships, open to athletes and coaches in aquatic disciplines, are presented in memory of WHiPA founder, Wellington businessman Lloyd Morrison (1957 - 2012). Lloyd Morrison wanted Wellington's aspiring athletes to have the opportunity to excel at an elite level, and founded WHiPA in 2007 to support this vision. Liam Albery (19) - (Swimming)