The 2017 International Surf Rescue Challenge (ISRC) will be hosted by Surf Life Saving New Zealand and will be held at Mount Maunganui, Tauranga on Thursday, November 30 through to Sunday, December 3.

Jason Cross
Coach
Birthplace – North Vancouver Hometown – Eastern Passage, NS Club – Canada Games Center Halifax Education – Bachelor of Computer Science, Bachelor of Science in Chemistry Favorite Event – Oceanman Favorite Food – Thai Favourite Hobby - Travelling Favourite Colour – Red
Claudine Courteau-Godmaire
Athlete
Birthplace – Otterburn Park, Qc Hometown – Montreal, Qc Club – Rouville Surf Club Education – M.Sc Physical Therapy (University of Montreal) / Diploma in management (HEC Montréal) Favourite Event – Surfski race / 100 m maniquin tow with fins Favourite Food – Ice cream Favorite Hobby - Eating ice-cream Favourite Colour – Teal / Turquoise
Carlin Reid
Athlete
Birthplace – Mississauga Ontario Hometown – Port Elgin Ontario Club – Toronto Police Lifeguard Service (TPLS) Education – Grade 12 Favourite Event – Oceanwomen, Surf Ski, Flags Favorite Food – Lobster or Sushi Favourite Hobby - Swimming Favorite Colour – Pink
Kathleen Belliveau
Athlete
Birthplace – Dartmouth, Nova Scotia Hometown – Dartmouth, Nova Scotia Club – Nova Scotia Lifeguard Service Education – Second Year Nursing at U of Ottawa Favourite Event – Board Race, Iron Guard Favourite Food - Sushi Favorite Hobby - Hiking Favorite Colour – Pink
Scano Hewa Batuwitage
Athlete
Birthplace - Toronto, Ontario Homtown - Toronto, Ontraio Club – Toronto Police Lifeguard Service Education – Grade 12 Favourite Food – Pecan Tarts Favourite Hobby – Reading and swimming Favourite Colour - Red
Marie-Hélène Paquette
Athlete
Birthplace – St. Eustache, Quebec Home town - Montreal, Quebec Club – Rouville Surf Club Education – Masters, Sport Psychology, uOttawa Favorite Event – Board Race Favorite Food – ALL FOOD! Favorite Hobby – Riding on snow or water Favourite Colour – Dark Blue
Scott Day
Athlete
Birthplace - Saint John, NB Home town - Grand Bay- Westfield NB (lived in Halifax since 2011) Club - Nova Scotia Lifeguard Service Education - Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, University of New Brunswick Favorite Event - Oceanman Favorite Food - Oreos Favorite Hobby - Swimming Favourite Colour - Orange
Didier Dupas
Athlete
Birthplace – Greenfield Park, Quebec Hometown – Saint Bruno, Quebec Club – Rouville Surf Club Education – Doctor of Chiropractic Favourite Event – Surf Ski and Board Race Favourite Food – Vegan Favourite Hobby – Swimming Favourite Colour - Blue
Shanna Reid
Team Manager
Birthplace – Sherbrooke, QC Hometown - Port Elgin, ON Club – Saugeen Shores Lifesaving Club Favourite Event - Ocean woman, Board rescue Favourite Food - Pasta Favourite Hobby - Snow skiing Favourite Colour – Blue