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Coates Hire On Board as Official Naming Partner of Coolangatta Gold

Australia’s most iconic surf sports endurance race will now be known as the Coates Hire Coolangatta Gold following a landmark naming rights deal.

The new three-year partnership links Australia’s largest equipment hire company Coates Hire with an event that continues to challenge the world’s most elite surf sports athletes, 31 years after its inception.


Australia names star studded team for International Surf Rescue Challenge at Maroochydore

Nutri-Grain Series winners Ali Day and Liz Pluimers feature in a star-studded Australian Life Saving Team to compete at the International Surf Rescue Challenge (ISRC) in Maroochydore.

Some of the biggest names in Surf Lifesaving have been included in the squad of 16 by the national selection panel, on behalf of Surf Life Saving Australia and Royal Life Saving Society Australia.

Pluimers to headline Australia’s Sanyo Cup team

Triple-crown winner Liz Pluimers will headline the Australian Life Saving Team chosen to compete at next month’s Sanyo Cup.

National selectors have picked 10 of Australia’s best young athletes to take on teams from New Zealand, Canada, Hong Kong China, Japan and Chinese Taipei.

This year’s Sanyo Cup will be held at Japan’s Aoshima Beach in the Miyazaki Prefecture. The hosts will be represented by a Youth and Open team.

Pluimers will return to the surf and sand following a dominant home summer which saw her become the first athlete to win the Coolangatta Gold, Nutri-Grain Series and Australian Ironwoman title in the same season.



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