Archive / August, 2014

Local Surf Legend Takes Safety Online

Byron Bay surf hero Max Pendergast has gone online to share advice about how to stay safe at the beach. The Surf Safe Byron page is “dedicated to surf safety in the Byron Shire with hints and tips from some of the elders of surfing, a bit of fun here and there but no negative […]

Bondi Set For $20 Million Upgrade

Bondi’s aesthetic will undergo some serious changes through a $20 million council revamp that’s already in motion. Waverley Council hopes the Bondi Park, Beach and Pavilion 10 year Plan of Management will lead to “more open space, improved aesthetics and increased amenities for the park, beach and pavilion in the coming decade”. The plans hone […]

The Boardriders Battle Is Bringing Value Back To Surf Clubs

Boardrider clubs around Australia are getting ready to showcase their best in the Original Source Australian Boardriders Battle series. The competition – which was launched on 7th August 2014 by Surfing Australia – is the country’s biggest grassroots boardriders event series with $120,000 in prize money. More than 100 of Australia’s best boardriders clubs will […]

News: Australian Female Surfers Are On The Money

While surfing is still considered a male-dominated sport, Australia’s top women are proving they can earn as much or more money from their skills in the water. Five of the top 10 ASP World Tour women come from our shores, taking out the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 8th and 9th places in the competition. In contrast, […]