Archive: Oct 2019

29 . 10 . 2019

My Beach

Good luck to our 2019 SLSA Awards of Excellence finalists

The category winners of Surf Life Saving WA’s 2019 Awards of Excellence, held in June, will be heading to the Gold Coast to proudly represent WA at Surf Life Saving Australia’s National Awards of Excellence; where SLSA will recognise the hard work, selflessness and enthusiasm of surf life saving’s volunteers across Australia. This year, the […]

Awards of Excellence, Clubs & Members

26 . 10 . 2019

My Beach

Surf sport season off to a flying start

Perfect weather greeted the more than 350 athletes aged from 11 to 60+ who turned out this morning at Sorrento Beach for the 2019 SunSmart WA Endurance Championships. With the sea breeze coming in just before the final event of the day, the endurance format had age group athletes racing against open age athletes, giving […]

Surf Sport

24 . 10 . 2019

My Beach

Meet the fastest man on the sand

This year, Jackson Symonds (Sorrento SLSC) etched his name into the surf life saving history books as he earnt his fifth Open Beach Sprint title, a new Australian record, as well as his fifth Open Athlete of the Year award at the SLSWA Awards of Excellence. However, Jackson isn’t just a great athlete, he’s also […]

Awards of Excellence, Clubs & Members

17 . 10 . 2019

My Beach

New lifesaving observation tower unveiled at Koombana Bay

Surf Life Saving WA has rolled out the eighth of ten new purpose built observation towers designed to improve effectiveness of beach safety activities. Significant funding received by Surf Life Saving WA (SLWA) through a $750,000 Lotterywest Grant, with a $15,000 co-contribution from the City of Bunbury. The elevated towers will greatly enhance surveillance capabilities […]

Media Release, Safety & Rescue