Great Britain Lifesaving is pleased to announce the final Great Britain Open Team to compete at the 2018 Lifesaving World Championships in Adelaide, Australia, 20-25 November 2018, following a number of team changes.

The team of six male and six female athletes selected from the Great Britain Lifesaving Squad representing seven national clubs from Surf Life Saving GB and Royal Life Saving Society UK. The Open Team includes experienced athletes who have represented Great Britain at Sanyo International Lifesaving Cup 2018, International Surf Rescue Challenge 2017 and European Lifesaving Championships 2017.

The team was selected by Lead Coach Rob Phillips (SLSGB), Pool Coach Gary Lee (SLSGB & RLSS), and verified by Simon Perry (SLSA Wales)

The Lifesaving World Championships is held every two years and attracts competitors from over 40 nations. The team of 12 athletes will race in 24 events across 5 days of intense competition racing the best in the world. We wish them the very best.

Make Team

  • Dan Humble (Captain) – Trigg Island
  • Lewis Rosewell – Portreath
  • Ashley Lewis – Penybont
  • Chris Parry – Aberavon
  • Simon Worne – Crawley Town
  • Ben Taylor-Walsh – Crawley Town


Female Team

  • Lily Nichols (Captain) – Woolacombe
  • Marina McCartney – Crawley Town
  • Zara Williams – Crawley Town
  • Emily Corin – Hayle
  • Rebecca Matthews – Biscarrosse Olympique 
  • Amy Barron – Mermaid Beach