Townsville man Michael Hardy is in the running to win an honourable award this weekend.
The former Heatley High student is one sleep away from finding out if he's the Surf Life Saver of the year!
Michael is one of the finalists for the Surf Life Saving Australia National Awards of Excellence.
The awards will be handed out tomorrow in New South Wales.
Shortly after Michael returns home, Stinger season will be starting with nets going in around Townsville from October 29.