Sports star of the Week
NAME: Scott McCartney
SPORT: Surf Life Saving
LIVES: Red Rock.
ACHIEVEMENTS: Gold Medal in the Under-19 surf board race at the Australian Surf Life Saving Championships at Kurrawa Beach on the Gold Coast.
McCartney's finish in the race, sprinting up the beach to beat five competitors to the line, typified his all-round strengths in the sport. One of the leading contenders for the title, he looked the goods in the quarters and semi-finals.