First held in 1915 in heavy seas at Bondi, the Australian Surf Life Saving Championships, now familiarly known as “The Aussies,” has grown into one of the nation’s premier sporting events. Today, almost 100 years on, it remains as a prestigious celebration of lifesaving in all forms of surf competition.
From the traditional surf boats, R and R and belt swimming, to the modern day Ironman and Ironwoman racing first introduced at Coolangatta in 1966, today over 10,000 competitors and club members make their annual pilgrimage to the host beach as they chase those elusive gold medals. The chance to add their names into the annals of Surf Life Saving, alongside some of Australia’s greatest sporting heroes.
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Dates & Venue
Australian Masters Surf Life Saving Championships 15-16 April 2013 – North Kirra (Tugun for Boat competition)
Australian Surf Life Saving Championships 17-21 April 2013 – North Kirra (Tugun for Boat competition)
All clubs who have entered or will be entering members into the 2013 Australian Championships are required to fill out each of the below online webforms, to provide SLSA with essential information about your team and their requirements.