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Monday, March 27, 2017

Ky Kinsela Beats Trent Grimsey Twice In One Day

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

The Coffs Harbour Ocean Swim at Jetty Beach, between Brisbane and Sydney in Australia, is a charity event with 150m, 300m, 600m and 2 km races across a beautiful protected harbour.

At last year's race, English Channel record holder Trent Grimsey came out of retirement to fire up his competitive juices again. He barely lost to up-and-comer 15-year-old Ky Kinsela of Upper Orara in a 2 km race around the jetty followed by a lap inside the protected harbour.

The 600m race was one lap around the jetty where 7:16 Kinsela beat Grimsey again, 7:16 versus 7:19.

The 150m race for 8-10 year olds and the 300m swim is for those ages 11-14.

The 2017 race will held on April 2nd. Registration is here.

2016 Top 10 Beachside Radiology Coffs Ocean Swims Results:
1 Ky Kinsela (15) 23:33
2 Trent Grimsey (27) 23:37
3 Kai Onley (16) 23:39
4 Lucas Estran (19) 24:18
5 Bonnie Hancock (25) 24:22
6 Tahlia Kollen (17) 26:34
7 Meegan Hoare (29) 26:38
8 Richie Goddard (24) 27:34
9 Michael Dougherty (51) 27:49
10 Keiran Corry (23) 28:03

The 2017 race will held on April 2nd. Registration is here.

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