Posts tagged surfer

On the Northern Beaches, the issue of mental health is especially pertinent. In 2018, 30 people took their own lives according to statistics from the Northern Beaches Police Area Command. There’s no sugar coating it. The bitter truth is, we’re facing a mental health crisis and our little corner of the world is at the heart of this bleak dilemma.

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Surfing for Life

With eight Aussies attempting suicide every hour, and eight deaths by suicide occurring on our shores every single day, the Lifeline Classic is returning in April in a bid to reduce these sobering statistics through suicide prevention. Bigger and more relevant than ever, they’ve got their sights set on the 100k fundraising mark… but they need your help.

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Sitting down with Kelly Slater, the greatest surfer of all time

It’s a wrap on Day Five of the Vissla Sydney Surf Pro, and today was a big one. Kelly Slater, the greatest surfer of all time and the event’s biggest drawcard, surfed his first heat in the WSL QS 6000 and placed first. Slater opened up about all things surfing, Sydney, and what’s to come.

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