Between 11-14 April 2019, Bondi Beach will herald the first annual Ocean Lovers Festival as a genuine Australian response to the plight of our oceans. A fun and upbeat event, focused on Australia’s love of the ocean sport and recreation, will be held at one of the world’s most iconic beaches. The Festival is the [...]
National Geographic, Parley for the Oceans and Corona joined forces, as part of the 100 Islands Protected initiative, to showcase how the global marine plastic pollution issue is impacting some of our most pristine and remote paradises. This incredible short film features the ever-passionate conservationist Laura Wells. Watch the short film here.
As an ambassador for Surfrider Foundation Australia, Maev Kerri is taking on the Sydney Morning Herald’s Sun Run & Cole Classic on Sunday, 2 February 2018. Maev will be swimming with her friend and fellow Surfrider ambassador Laura Wells. Both Maev and Laura will be diving in on the day and supporting Surfrider following the [...]
If you haven’t already, check out the new Bodysurfers podcast with Tim and Owey. In the first ever episode of the podcast, Tim and Owey are joined by Rikki Gilbey (founder of WAW Handplanes and event organiser of bodysurfing contest Whomp Off Australia) and talk about handplane design innovations, hooded towels and where Whomp Off [...]
Maev Kerri is excited to be an Ambassador for the inaugural Ocean Lovers Festival being held between 11-14 April 2019 in Bondi. The Ocean Lovers Festival is a genuine Australian response to the plight of our oceans. It aims to be a fun and upbeat event, focused on Australia’s love of ocean sport and recreation, [...]
WAW Handplanes and Surfrider Foundation Australia have just released their first brand collaboration as part of Surfrider’s #surfstainable programme, encouraging the surf industry to pursue more ocean friendly practices. Two hand-crafted bodysurfing handplanes have been released. Each handplane is shaped from sustainable plantation timber and adjustable hand straps, manufactured using yulex pure. Yulex pure is [...]
Surfrider Foundation Australia has released a video featuring their Ambassador and National Policy & Advocacy Advisor, Maev Kerri Fitzpatrick. The video, by Bondi-based photographer Ben Cook, highlights Maev’s dedication to protecting Australia’s waves and beaches through Conservation, Activism, Research and Education (C.A.R.E.). https://vimeo.com/305983019 Maev is proud to support Surfrider Foundation Australia and encourages swimmers, surfers [...]
Surfrider Foundation Australia is proud to support Sydney Morning Herald's Sun Run & Cole Classic, being held 2-3 February 2019. With Surfrider's support, the event will be as environmentally friendly as possible to protect Sydney's stunning Northern Beaches. Held on consecutive days, the fun, family friendly, community events offer something for every fitness level. Encouraging [...]
Never Town takes a journey along some wild coastlines and talks with the people fighting to keep them wild. Filmed by Patagonia along the Southern Ocean coasts of Australia, it’s an exploration of what these places mean to surfers… and what surfers are willing to do to save them.
The World Surf League (WSL) announced that it will award equal prize money to male and female athletes for every WSL-controlled event in the 2019 season and beyond, becoming the first and only US based global sports league, and among the first internationally, to achieve prize money equality.