Save the Waves Film Festival + Surfrider

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. 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 [...]

Ocean Lovers Festival Media Launch

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 [...]

WAW Handplanes + Bodysurfers Podcast

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 [...]

WAW Handplanes + Surfrider Foundation Australia launch #surfstainable

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 [...]

Maev Kerri + Surfrider Foundation Australia

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.). Maev is proud to support Surfrider Foundation Australia and encourages swimmers, surfers [...]