Maev Kerri Fitzpatrick, a surfer and now long-distance swimmer, is one woman who is taking action to prevent big oil entering the Great Australian Bight.
Some of the biggest names in Australian surfing will join hundreds of ocean lovers with Surfrider Foundation Australia to clean up one of the world’s most famous harbours. Held in conjunction with Clean Up Australia Day, which is celebrated this year on Sunday, 3 March 2019, Surfrider aims to empower people to protect and improve their [...]
Save the Waves Film Festival has partnered with Surfrider Foundation Australia to bring the world’s only international surf and environmental film festival to Australian shores. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_8qIaG6NAGI&feature=youtu.be The Festival is an international film tour and advocacy campaign for the Save The Waves Coalition. It aims to promote their environmental programs and initiatives, and educate and inspire [...]
On 18-19 September 2017, Maev successfully completed a crossing of the Catalina Channel, which lies between Catalina Island and San Pedro on the Southern Californian mainland. This swim was held overnight, starting at 11pm. At the end of 2016, 413 people had successfully completed this swim – with the first successful crossing ratified in 1927. [...]