Emma Woods






2020/2021 SERIES




Name: Emma Woods (Woodsa)
Competitive club: Alexandra Headland SLSC
Original Club: Metropolitan Caloundra SLSC
Best round of 2020/21: Round 1 - 3rd
Best series finish: 6th place in the 2020/21 Nutri-Grain Series
Aussie title(s):  2019 - U17 Board 2019 - U17 Taplin


Sunshine Coast local Emma Woods started her surf lifesaving carrer at Metropolitan-Caloundra SLSC in the U8’s, before finding her way north to Alexandra Headland for the U11s. Woods made her Nutri-Grain Series debut in 2020/21 after a strong performance in the Qualification Round. Woodsa took the opportunity with both hands and started the 2020/21 Nutri-Grain Series with an impressive 3rd place performance in Round 1, ultimately finishing 6th overall.

Emma, how old were you when youstarted surf lifesaving and why?

7 years old.

Who was your hero growing up in and out of surf lifesaving?

Rebecca Creedy was my lifesaving hero growing up. Nowadays I would have to say it’s Raymondo (Tiarrn Raymond).

What is the best piece of advice that you have ever been given?

Don’t crack the shits halfway through a race.

Your advice for aspiring Kellogg’s Nutri-Grain athletes?

Don’t give up.

What do you think about on the starting line?

I remind myself to have fun and to stick to the race plan.

Emma, what has been a high and low in your IronWoman journey?

High: Winning the Ironwoman at Wanda Summer of Surf last year.

Low: Can’t think of any lows sorry!

Do you have any secret talents?

None that I’m aware of but I’m sure I have one that annoys people under the tent.

Do you have any pets?

A dog called Sparkles who hates people.