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The Aussies 2017 returns to North Kirra Beach

Posted in Local Events @ Jan 25th 2017 6:20pm - By Administrator
Surf Life Saving Australia

With over 169,633 members and 313 affiliated Surf Life Saving clubs, Surf Life Saving Australia is Australia’s peak coastal water safety, drowning prevention and rescue authority and is also the largest volunteer movement of its kind in the world.

This 2017, the Australian Surf Life Saving Championships will return to North Kirra Beach on Saturday 25 March until Sunday 2 April 2017. For 9 days, over 7000 Surf Lifesavers from 313 surf clubs will compete in over 400 events from Youth, Open, and Masters categories.

The Aussies is not simply Australia’s largest annual sporting competition. It is a whole lot more. From swimming to skis, from boards to boats, everything they do, every event in which they compete is there for a single purpose, to save lives on the beach.

This is going to be one big day for water sports enthusiasts to engage in the different competitions with enthusiasm and camaraderie. It will also give the satisfaction of playing for a good cause. The schedule for the different events is as follows:

Sat 25 – Sun 26 March: Australian Youth Surf Life Saving Championships

Sun 26 March: The Aussie Ocean Swim

Sat 25 March: Australian Lifesaving and Board Riding Surf Life Saving Championships

Mon 27 – Tues 28 March: Australian Masters Surf Life Saving Championships

Wed 29 March – Sun 2 April: Australian Open Surf Life Saving Championships

All water events, Beach events, and the Ocean Swim will be run at North Kirra Beach. Surf Boat events will be held at Tugun Beach. Lifesaving events will happen at Bilinga Beach. Board Riding events location is TBC.

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