Jemma Smith wins silver in debut appearance
Umina's Jemma Smith has won the Women's silver medal in her debut appearance at the 20 Beaches Surf Ski and SUP Classic.
A staple of the Australian Ocean Racing calendar the 20 Beaches is one of the most iconic ocean paddling events in Australia and has been hosted by the Many-Warringah Kayak Club since 1990.
The race saw competitors take to the surf and make their way from Palm Beach to Collaroy, with events from junior through to the Olympic and masters levels with Jemma contesting the Female Open Ski.
Jemma came in second behind event veteran Danielle McKenzie by just over two minutes.
Jemma was also in the midst of the NSW Ironwoman series and was set to compete for Surf Life Saving Central Coast's Interbranch Championship team.
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Results 20 Beaches Surf Ski and SUP Classic