Archive: Mar 2018

28 . 03 . 2018

My Beach

Big swell caps off an even bigger year of WA surf sports!

A massive season of WA surf sports competition came to a head as our senior athletes battled it out last weekend at 2018 SunSmart WA Senior Surf Life Saving Championships at Scarborough Beach. While weather on Saturday was relatively mild, ex tropical cyclone Marcus whipped up a solid swell for Sunday, the best Scarborough has […]

28 . 03 . 2018

My Beach

Lendlease’s BeachSAFE Community wins national award!

Congratulations to Surf Life Saving WA’s Community Partner Lendlease who, along with Landcorp, won the 2018 Residential Development award category at the recent Urban Development Institute of Australia National Awards for Excellence for their Alkimos Beach Development. This is a highly sought-after industry award that recognises Lendlease and LandCorp’s extensive efforts to deliver a thoughtfully […]

24 . 03 . 2018

My Beach

2018 Youth Club Achievers

Each year, Surf Life Saving WA gives Clubs the opportunity to nominate one youth (U15) member for the Club Achiever Awards. These members are awarded for their outstanding club contributions in the areas of lifesaving, education and sport. The criteria for someone nominated is a person who is self-motivated and strives to achieve to the […]

21 . 03 . 2018

My Beach

2018 SunSmart WA Nipper Surf Life Saving Championships

With athletes travelling from as far away as Broome, the 2018 SunSmart WA Nipper Surf Life Saving Championships kicked off in spectacular fashion under lights in front of a packed Scarborough Beach amphitheatre last Friday night as the young athletes took to the sand to battle it out in the Beach Sprints and Flags events. […]

14 . 03 . 2018

My Beach

2018 SunSmart WA R&R and Belt Surf Life Saving Championship

It was old school at Sorrento Beach last weekend hosting the Rescue & Resuscitation and Belt Race events of the 2018 WA Surf Life Saving Championships on Saturday. The R & R competition is based on the simulated rescue and resuscitation of a patient from the surf using the traditional belt and reel. It combines […]

12 . 03 . 2018

My Beach

A huge weekend for Surf Sports!

It was a monster weekend for surf sports with Sorrento doing an outstanding job of hosting three of our Championship events; the SunSmart WA Masters Surf Life Saving Championships, SunSmart Country Championships and our inaugural Little Nippers Championships. SunSmart WA Masters Surf Life Saving Championships Kicking off the weekend, on Saturday 3 March, was the […]

12 . 03 . 2018

My Beach

2018 Junior Club Achievers

Each year, Surf Life Saving WA gives Clubs the opportunity to nominate one junior (U13) member for the Club Achiever Awards. These members are awarded for their outstanding club contributions in the areas of lifesaving, education and sport. The criteria for someone nominated is a person who is self-motivated and strives to achieve to the […]

01 . 03 . 2018

My Beach

Helicopter shepherds surfers to safety

Three surfers have had a potentially narrow escape after Surf Life Saving WA’s Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Helicopter spotted two sharks in close proximity to the group while conducting a patrol on Sunday afternoon in the South West. Patrolling over the Cape Naturalist to Sugar Loaf Rock area, in response to a number of shark sightings […]

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