2017 School Sports Awards Finalist

Congratulations to Ben Hinks who has been named as a finalist in 2017 School Sports Awards.

Ben is one of three finalists for the Richard Newman Primary School Sports Award

Sport: Sailing

Ben competes in the Optimist dingy class and was a previous winner of the School Sports Awards in 2016. This year he has achieved a 1st in the Australian Optimist Teams Racing Championship, 1st in the Optimist Frostbite Regatta and 6th at the Optimist Nationals. He qualified for the Australian Optimist Sailing Team to be a member of the Asian’s Team and represent Australia at the Optimist Asian and Oceania Championships held in Hong Kong. He was named as the Adelaide Sailing Club Optimist Club Champion and won the Yachting South Australia Junior Sailor of the Year.

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