The teams faced a fun south swell for the sixth annual SurfAid Cup on Sydney’s iconic Manly Beach. Treated to 2-3 foot left and right banks, an offshore wind and the sun shining bright, the Asquire Boardriders team squeaked past the team from Citi Frothers in an incredibly tight final. The team from Blackrock were awarded the fundraising trophy. ...read more
Melkianus Pade, who everyone affectionately calls Melki, was a severely underweight 1 year old in Lamboya Barat, Sumba. With the help of a SurfAid trained health volunteer, his parents were able to greatly improve his health and probably even save his life.
My first real experience with SurfAid was nearly 10 years ago after the Boxing Day tsunami in December 2004. It was one of the most extraordinary experiences of my life. I had never seen that ability for humans to come together and be so efficient and offer up their expertise. SurfAid was able to get into really remote areas where other aid organisations couldn't because of their knowledge of the ocean and coastal areas. ...read more