Shari Hurdman of Port Stephens Wins Gold at Little Athletics NSW State Championships Nelson Bay (Tomaree Peninsula areas) News Of The Area Sport by News Of The Area - Modern Media - March 25, 2019 Shari Hurdman out in front of the field. HURDMAN was out in front at the Little Athletics State Championships in March. Modern Media: Advertise with News Of The Area and you get your ad in 1) in Print, 2) on the News Website (like this ad), and 3) on our Social Media news site. A much more efficient way to advertise. Reach a HUGE audience for a LOW price TODAY! Call us on 02 4983 2134. Or [email protected] Or CLICK FOR ADVERT QUOTE Shari Hurdman who lives in the Bay and attends Tomaree High School competed at the Little Athletics State Championships at Homebush. Unfortunately wild weather cancelled one of her events to Long Jump. However even in the wet this young athlete was ahead of the field taking out first place and the gold medals in both the 100 and 200 metre sprints. Anja Hurdman told News Of the Area, “The extremely wet weather conditions didn’t stop Shari from displaying her competitiveness on the track.” Hurdman competed in the Under 12s and achieved a time of 13.26 sec for the 100 metre sprint and 27.10 seconds in the 200 metre event. Shari is thrilled about her achievements and has trained hard all season, she is looking forward to a break prior to the Nationals. Shari will also be competing in Athletics representing Tomaree High School where she is in Year 7. Hurdman is on track to compete at the Little Athletics National Championships in Tasmania at the end of April. While Shari Hurdman is one example of Little Athletics developing an athlete to compete the organisation is accessible to all children and offers programs that cater to all abilities, and backgrounds. The Organisation is committed to providing an inclusive environment in which barriers to involvement are removed and all people with a disability or from a diverse background feel welcome and comfortable to participate. By Marian SAMPSON Shari Hurdman with her two gold medals from the NSW Little Athletics State Championships.