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2014 Gatorade Clash of the Paddles – entries open

Surf Life Saving Australia is calling for entries for the 2014 Clash of the Paddles.

The event will be held from June 12 – 15 at popular Australian destination, Hamilton Island.

The Clash of the Paddles brings together surf lifesavers, outriggers to complete in one of the world’s toughest outrigger canoe racing events.

More than just a race, the event is an opportunity for surf lifesavers to experience the very best of Hamilton Island with an exciting off-water entertainment program, an added perk for competitors and their attending families and friends.

Olympians Bolster Australian Life Saving Team

Surf Life Saving Australia and Royal Life Saving Society – Australia have announced the 24 names of the 2014 Australian Life Saving Team to contest this year’s World Life Saving Championships, Rescue 2014, in France in September.

London Olympian kayaker Naomi Flood, a member of the successful Australian World Championship campaigns of 2008 and 2010, returns to the women’s team while, Olympian and champion swimmer Ryan Napoleon makes his debut in the men’s team.

Surfing and Surf Lifesaving Training Officer, Fiji

Wauchope-Bonny Hills SLSC's Andy Eames has introduced Nadi, Fiji’s first ever weekly Nippers program to help to address the nation’s high drowning rate. 

Are you passionate about surf lifesaving and interested in taking your lifesaving skills and practice overseas?

Surf Life Saving Australia (SLSA) is seeking the services of a Surfing and Surf Lifesaving Training Officer assignment in Suva, Fiji.

Eckstein’s perfect day out with little brother Caine taking Silver

Northcliffe crowned National champions with a record 474 to Manly’s 181 and Mooloolaba’s 159.

Northcliffe’s Shannon Eckstein has equaled Trevor Hendy’s record of six Australian Ironman championships with what he described as “the perfect race” in front of at packed Scarborough beach crowd in Western Australia today.

Eckstein wins sixth Australian Ironman crown

Northcliffe’s Shannon Eckstein has equalled Trevor Hendy’s record of six Australian Ironman Championships with an emphatic victory in front of at packed Scarborough Beach crowd in Western Australia today.

And in a stunning family quinella, younger brother Caine, the five-time Coolangatta Gold Champion, pulled out all stops to win silver in the first brother 1-2 in the history of the event.

Elouera’s rising star Dane Farrell won bronze.


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