A priceless 30 year collection of surf nostalgia and culture will soon be made public, with the launch of the Legends Surf Museum.
The Lennox Longboarders had their first round of the year under new president, Rob Rye, and had offshore winds and one-metre waves for the 36 surfers who competed at Lennox Main Beach.
Byron Bay’s Mark ‘Mono’ Stewart has claimed a silver medal at the 2020 AMPSURF ISA World PARA surfing championship, held in La Jolla California. Finals day featured tiny, weak waves that didn’t suit Stewart, or his finely tuned kneeboard, but he managed to adapt to the conditions and get the second highest scoring wave of the final.
Byron Bay’s Soli Bailey was shot out of some big hollow Backdoor Pipeline barrels at the Volcom Pipe Pro, a WSL Men’s Qualifying Series 5,000 event.
Our local young female surfers were on fire last week with Lennox Head’s Ocea Curtis and Keke Brain along with Byron Bay’s Leihani Zoric all victorious at the Gold Coast leg of the Woolworths Surfer Grom Comps Series, which was held at the Southport Spit in clean 0.6–0.9 meter waves.
Adaptive surfer Mark ‘Mono’ Stewart returned to Byron Bay early in the New Year after travelling to Hawaii to compete in the Haliewa International Open where he finished in fifth place.
2019 proved to be a year of change in the sport of surfing, with one of the biggest changes being the introduction of equal prize money for men and women by the WSL.
Some of our local junior surfers had the honour of representing NSW at the Australian Junior Surfing Titles held in solid surf at Margaret River Main Break Western Australia.
Volunteers are once again needed for the local gathering of the Disabled Surfers Association (Far North Coast), this Saturday December 7 at Clarkes Beach, Byron Bay.
Lennox Longboarders final club round for 2019 was a perfect spring day with off-shore winds, good longboarding waves and a mid-morning high tide.
Lennox Head’s Mikey McDonagh has won his first ever WSL QS event, the Cape Naturaliste Pro, when he mastered the powerful surf of Yallingup in Western Australia.
Nyxie Ryan from Lennox Head is representing Australia while competing at the 2019 VISSLA ISA World Junior Surfing Championship held at Huntington Beach in California.
Byron Bay’s Soli Bailey had a solid result at the WSL MEO Rip Curl Pro Portugal held at Supertubos with an equal ninth place finish.
Le-Ba into national boardriders final The Le-Ba (Lennox Head/Ballina) Boardriders have claimed their second Nudie Australian Boardriders final’s berth in as many years, after winning the northern NSW qualifier in punchy 1.2-metre waves at Diggers Beach, at Coffs Harbour last... Read More →
By Crystal Cylinders The All Girls Surfriders club– round was blessed with early south winds, but the swell was small and the wave selection slim. It was nice to get most of the surfing done in the clean conditions before... Read More →
Our local super groms had outstanding success down in Sydney at the 14th annual BL’s Blast Off with Byron Bay’s Leihani Zoric and Lennox Head’s Keke Brain winning their six-girls and eight-girls divisions respectively.
The legendary wave of Nias, otherwise know as Lagundri Bay in Indonesia, was the scene for a WSL QS 3000 event, and three of our younger local pro surfers travelled to compete with moderate success.
There were plenty of great results for local junior surfers up at the Billabong Occy Grom Comp held in great surf at Duranbah Beach last week.
Surfing at The Pass can be a pretty crowded experience, with learners and lack of leg ropes making it a risky business.
Crystal Cylinders The year gone has been a watershed for Australian surfing with Steph Gilmore winning her seventh world title, the retirements of Mick Fanning and Joel Parkinson, and for locals the news that 23-year-old Sufflolk Park lad Soli Bailey... Read More →
Mark ‘ Mono’ Stewart has overcame a health scare to win silver at the 2018 Stance ISA World Adaptive Surf Championships in San Diego, USA.
Crystal Cylinders Rusty Miller and Bob McTavish headed north for the 27th Noosa Surf Festival at the latest World Surfing Reserve, along with some of the younger breed of local Byron Shire longboarders. The largest surfing event in the world... Read More →
Saturdays ‘Let’s Go Surfing Day’ for people with disabilities at Clarkes Beach in Byron was a great success.
Take the chance to help people with disabilities enjoy a surf by volunteering for the 'Let’s Go Surfing Day’ on Saturday, March 17 at Clarke's Beach, Byron Bay.
Crystal Cylinders Byron Bay’s Matt Wilkinson and Lennox Head’s Stu Kennedy are preparing to surf at the Billabong Pipe Masters, which is the final event for 2017 and features a four-way World Title Showdown. Unfortunately neither of our local pro... Read More →