Monthly Archives: October 2012

Silver and bronze for Hancocks at Gold

0 Submitted by on Tue, 16 October 2012, 07:27
SAWTELL'S Hancock sisters have done the Coffs Coast proud claiming second and third in the Coolangatta Gold. Last year's champion Courtney Hancock finished in second spot despite leading for parts of the race while Bonnie Hancock recorded her best ever result with third. Leading Brodie Moir going into the final run leg, Courtney could not maintain the intensity shown by her opponent going down by a mere 38 seconds. It is an impressive result for both Courtney and Bonnie who...
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Glamour girl ‘the greatest’ ironwoman

0 Submitted by on Sat, 13 October 2012, 04:09
Surf life saving's original golden girl Karla Gilbert believes star Courtney Hancock can be the greatest Ironwoman ever. Gilbert dominated surf sports through the 1990s in a glittering career and was Hancock's idol growing up, but the admiration runs both ways. Speaking ahead of this weekend's iconic Coolangatta Gold torture test -- of which Hancock is defending champion – Gilbert said the Northcliffe glamour girl had the potential to be the best of all-time....
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Hancock out for more Gold glory

0 Submitted by on Sat, 13 October 2012, 03:39
She's up against a red-hot field but Coolangatta Gold women's champion Courtney Hancock is confident about defending her crown in the surf lifesaving epic on Sunday. The 24-year-old believes she goes into the race better prepared than ever and has the know-how from her past experiences to hold off three-time winner Hayley Bateup and teenager Jordan Mercer in the 32km women's event....
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