Reece Falck - Tennis
A big congratulations to Reece who was awarded the Canterbury Junior Male Player of the Year in July.
Liam Wright and Zach van Eekelen - National Scholastic Surf Championships
The Seventhwave Canterbury Scholastic Surf Team had a successful campaign at the National Scholastic Surf Champs in Gisborne over the holidays. The team of twelve surfers placed fifth out of twelve teams from throughout New Zealand.
Shirley Boys' High School had two students at this event with Liam Wright gaining a semi-final placing and Zach van Eekelen placed seventh.
The contest scored amazing waves and weather just a week after the dramatic floods that hit the Gisborne region. The surfers trained all though the depths of winter thanks to the support of coaches Nick Black and Alan Temoananui
Ethan De Rose - Speed Skating
Ethan De Rose competed in the Ice Speed Skating Short Track Australian Championships in Melbourne on 25 and 26 September and won the Sub-Junior Boys grade as well as the Outstanding Achievement of the Year Award. Ethan was also in a team of four who came third in the Open 5000m relay.
Ryan James - Indoor Cricket
Ryan recently competed in the New Zealand Under 16 Indoor Cricket Team in Australia which performed well, coming third behind Australia and South Africa. At this tournament, Ryan was named Most Valuable Player for his team. The highest honour occurred when Ryan was named in the Under 16 All Stars Team - the Top Twelve players in the world - and the only New Zealander included. Well done, Ryan. Your dedicaton and commitment has really paid off.
Ryan Fraser - Ice Hockey
Ryan has been selected to represent New Zealand in the Under 18 National Ice Hockey team. The team has been confirmed to participate in the International Ice Hockey Federation Under 18 World Championships in Cape Town, South Africa, February 2016. Congratulations Ryan.