Category Archives: Surfing

Sick Dog Puts Local Couple On Wave Of Success

A sick dog, a stack of surfboards and one big idea has seen a Gold Coast couple’s dream turn into a major business success story. Today, Tim and Avalon Beban employ more than 30 staff, manage four retail outlets and … Continue reading

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Local Experts To Deliver Surf Plan

The Gold Coast City Council is looking to grow our surf lifestyle and economy to ensure we remain the number 1 surf capital of the world. To guide this development, a 10-member advisory committee has been formed. The committee is … Continue reading

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A Talented Life Celebrated at Gettin’ Jiggy

Preparations for an event encompassing the great loves and creative escapades of the late Jiggy Johnson are underway. Gettin’ Jiggy will be a celebration of the life, art and music of Jiggy Johnson and is slotted to take place at … Continue reading

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Festival of AB Surfboard Auction Viewing Party

Get the first exclusive viewing of the SAND Al Byrne International Surfboard Auction items at Surf World Gold Coast this Friday night, 25th October 2013 at 6:30 pm. The Festival of AB, in honour of the great surfer/shaper Al Byrne, … Continue reading

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Surf World offers Southern Gold Coasters FREE entry on weekends

Surf World Gold Coast offers Southern Gold Coasters FREE entry on weekends from Australia Day to February 17th To bring in the New Year and celebrate going back to school, the team at Surf World Gold Coast have a special … Continue reading

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Surf Art Photography Book ‘Bluesphere’ Set For Launch

Photographer Shelli Bankier is set to release her first photographic book, a collection of wave forms and ocean moments that beautifully illustrate the essence of the sea. Launching on the 6th of December 2012 to coincide with the first of … Continue reading

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Bleach* Surfing the Fringe Festival Injects $1.74 Million Into Gold Coast Economy

The Gold Coast’s first surf culture festival, Bleach* Surfing the Fringe, has been hailed a success by festival organisers. The first of its kind for the region, Bleach* Surfing the Fringe highlighted creative pursuits inspired by surf culture with a … Continue reading

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Surf, Sun, Storms and Steph Gilmore Make Waves At Bleach* Surfing the Fringe Festival Opening Weekend

Bleach* Surfing the Fringe festival opened to clear blue skies over the weekend, with the inaugural Gold Coast surf culture celebration drawing over 10,000 spectators to a variety of art exhibitions housed in shipping containers strategically placed along the coastline, … Continue reading

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Bleach* Surfing The Fringe Festival Unveils Travelling Music Truck

The Gold Coast’s inaugural surf culture festival, Bleach* Surfing the Fringe, has announced local underground band Pirates Alive as the first act to grace its Travelling Music Truck concert series on Sunday the 12th February, 2012. Summer on wheels, the … Continue reading

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Revamped ASP World Surfing Awards Ready for World’s Best Surfers this February

COOLANGATTA, Queensland/AUS – The ASP World Surfing Awards will draw the world’s best surfers to Australia’s Gold Coast once again this February, but this season’s gala event will be provided in an exciting new format this year with both surfers … Continue reading

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