Sydney Rivalry Heats Up As State Champs Countdown Continues

Mon 29 Feb 2016

Points will be at a premium, and club bragging rights will be on the line when young lifesavers from the Sydney and Sydney Northern Beaches Branches go head to head at the 2016 NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships which get underway at Ocean Beach - Umina on the state’s Central Coast later this week.

Hunter Lifesavers Out For Glory At Age Titles

Mon 29 Feb 2016

Over 200 young lifesavers from the Hunter Branch will be chasing medals and personal bests when the 2016 NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships gets underway on the state’s Central Coast later this week.

Far North Coast Junior Lifesavers Are State Bound

Mon 29 Feb 2016

A committed group of junior lifesavers from across the Far North Coast will take on the best surf athletes NSW has to offer when the NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships get underway on the Central Coast later this week.

Southern Lifesavers Primed For State Champs

Mon 29 Feb 2016

A small but committed team of junior lifesavers from the South Coast and Far South Coast Branches are gearing up to take on challenge of the 2016 NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships which get underway at Ocean Beach – Umina on the state’s Central Coast later this week.

Young Lifesavers Gunning For State Glory

Mon 29 Feb 2016

Some of the best young lifesavers from across the Mid North Coast are eagerly awaiting their chance to take on the best the state has to offer at the NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships that get underway at Ocean Beach – Umina on the Central Coast later this week.

Coast Lifesavers Looking For Home Advantage

Mon 29 Feb 2016

The Central Coast will be well represented on their home turf by hundreds of eager young lifesavers when the NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships get underway at Ocean Beach – Umina later this week.

North Coast Lifesavers Preparing For State Champs

Mon 29 Feb 2016

A small but dedicated group of junior lifesavers from across the North Coast are preparing to put their skills to the test at the NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships which get underway at Ocean Beach-Umina on the state’s Central Coast later this week.

Illawarra Juniors Seeking NSW Glory

Mon 29 Feb 2016

Over 100 of the best young lifesavers from the Illawarra will be gunning for medals and personal bests when the NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships get underway at Ocean Beach-Umina on the state’s Central Coast later this week.

Clubbie Profile February: George Fowler

Fri 26 Feb 2016

Our Clubbie Profile for the month of February is George Fowler from Wauchope-Bonny Hills SLSC. George will be the oldest competitor at the 2016 State Championships at the ripe old age of 78 and just last week was honoured by his club naming a surf boat after him.

Lifesavers To Battle For State Honours

Fri 26 Feb 2016

History, tradition, pride, and mate ship are all values integral to the Lifesaving Championships and all will be on display when the first event of the NSW Surf Life Saving Championships gets underway at Ocean Beach – Umina tomorrow.

Dangerous Surf Expected For NSW Coastline

Thu 25 Feb 2016

Surfers, swimmers, rockfishers and recreational boat users are urged to exercise caution this weekend with a peak swell approaching three metres expected along the NSW coastline.

JLOTY Finalists Announced

Wed 24 Feb 2016

Surf Life Saving NSW would like to congratulate the following young lifesavers who were successful in being named branch winners in the prestigious Junior Lifesaver of the Year awards for 2016.

That Warneing Feeling For Cudgen Family

Mon 22 Feb 2016

The Warne family from Cudgen Headland SLSC enjoyed a highly successful Country Championships campaign returning home with a combined tally of 21 medals; and now with the State Championships looming over the horizon they’re hoping to make their mark on the competition.

Avoca Beach Win NSW Award For Mass Rescue

Fri 19 Feb 2016

A mass rescue effort of two families who smashed onto rocks by a rogue wave at Avoca Beach on Australia Day earned a group of local Lifesavers the prestigious NSW Rescue of the Month for January.

Search Underway For Missing Man

Thu 18 Feb 2016

A search effort is underway at Turimetta Beach on Sydney’s Northern Beaches on Thursday for a man who is believed to have gone missing while swimming.

Teenager Rescued At Warriewood Blowhole

Wed 17 Feb 2016

A teenager was fortunate to escape serious injury after getting stranded in the notorious Warriewood Blowhole on Wednesday afternoon.

Powerful Surf Forecast For NSW Coastline

Tue 16 Feb 2016

Swimmers, surfers, boat users and fishermen heading out on the water this week are advised to be aware of powerful surf conditions right along the NSW coast until at least Friday after an updated forecast prompted the Bureau of Meteorology to issue an alert.

State Championships Officially Launched

Mon 15 Feb 2016

In just over a fortnight, thousands of the state’s best surf sport competitors will arrive on the NSW Central Coast to compete at the 2016 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships at Ocean Beach – Umina for a fourth straight year.

Weekend of Highs For South West Rocks Volunteers

Fri 12 Feb 2016

An army of loyal volunteers from hosts South West Rocks played an integral role in the successful staging of the 2016 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships which was enjoyed by over 1400 competitors last weekend.

Pac Palms Back On The Beach

Fri 12 Feb 2016

It’s been a while since a surfboat from Pacific Palms SLSC has been sighted on the start line at a major championships with the club all but closing the door on surfboat rowing due to a lack of sweeps and rowers.

Mid-North Coast Surfboat Crews Triumph at Country Champs

Fri 12 Feb 2016

Young boat rowers from Wauchope Bonny Hills SLSC proved that they could mix it with the more established crews when they came across the line first in the prestigious Open Women’s division at the Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships at South West Rocks.

Newcastle and Lake Macquarie Community To Host Coastal Forums

Fri 12 Feb 2016

Members from the Newcastle and Lake Macquarie community are encouraged to share their views on coastal safety by attending one of several open forums to be held in the area from this weekend. The public forums are a key part of the state-wide coastal public safety risk assessment Project Blueprint, an unprecedented four year study of the state’s coastline.

Taree-Old Bar Rebuilds

Thu 11 Feb 2016

While they didn’t come home with any medals from the Stramit Country Surf Life Saving Championships at South West Rocks, the small contingent of competitors from Taree-Old Bar SLSC did not go unnoticed.

Woolgoolga Rookie Bursts Onto Scene

Thu 11 Feb 2016

It wasn’t Beijing’s Bird’s Nest and he might not be Usain Bolt but Woolgoolga teenager Reilly Dalton certainly made a big impact at the 2016 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships claiming two individual beach medals.

Pambula’s Country Adventure

Wed 10 Feb 2016

No club travelled further for the 2016 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships than Pambula SLSC, but the state’s most travelled lifesavers made the most of their time in South West Rocks.

Cudgen Mentor Celebrates 20 Years

Wed 10 Feb 2016

The 2016 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships were the 20th consecutive Country event for Cudgen Headland SLSC Youth Coach Phil Klein.

Surf Life Saving Backs Lifejackets for Rockfishers

Mon 8 Feb 2016

Surf Life Saving NSW welcomes the announcement by the Minister for Emergency Services David Elliot that legislation will be introduced to make lifejackets compulsory for people fishing from rocks at high-risk locations.

Byron Bay Defend Country Title

Mon 8 Feb 2016

Byron Bay SLSC has won their sixth straight NSW Country Title by the narrowest of margins over perennial rivals Cudgen Headland after a pulsating Day 2 of competition at the 2016 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships.

Narrow Lead For Cudgen Headland After Day 1

Sat 6 Feb 2016

Byron Bay’s quest to win a sixth straight title won’t be determined until tomorrow after their Branch rivals Cudgen Headland SLSC took the lead on an exciting first day of competition at the 2016 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships held at the picturesque South West Rocks.

Powerful Swell for NSW Coastline

Fri 5 Feb 2016

Swimmers, surfers, boat skippers and fishermen are urged to exercise caution when out on the water this weekend after forecasted conditions prompted the Bureau of Meteorology to issue a dangerous surf warning for at least the next 48 hours.

Country Champs Profile: Finn Askew

Fri 5 Feb 2016

With the 2016 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships beginning tomorrow, it’s time to get to know the athletes looking to write their name into the annals of the history of this longstanding and popular event. In our final pre-event profile it is fitting that we finish with the hosts.

Country Champs Profile: Bree Hlis

Fri 5 Feb 2016

With just one more sleep until the 2016 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships get underway tomorrow it is time to get to know the athletes looking to write their name into the annals of the history of this longstanding and popular event.

Heather’s Marathon Journey Complete

Thu 4 Feb 2016

Jules Verne dreamed about travelling the world in 80 days, but Coogee’s Heather Hawkins did it in just seven! The mother-of-two and proud surf lifesaver recently completed her toughest challenge yet when she successfully finished the World Marathon Challenge last Saturday.

Snorkeller Pulled From Water

Thu 4 Feb 2016

A man has been transported to hospital by ambulance after being pulled unconscious from the water at Cape Banks near La Perouse on Thursday.

Country Champs Profile: Anthea Warne

Thu 4 Feb 2016

With the 2016 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships getting underway from this Saturday it is time to get to know the athletes looking to write their name into the annals of the history of this longstanding and popular event.

Country Champs Profile: South West Rocks Masters Surf Boat Crew

Thu 4 Feb 2016

With the 2016 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships getting underway this Saturday it is time to get to know the athletes looking to write their name into the annals of the history of this longstanding and popular event.

Country Champs Profile: Jayden Allen

Wed 3 Feb 2016

With the 2016 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships getting underway this Saturday it is time to get to know the athletes looking to write their name into the annals of the history of this longstanding and popular event.

Lifesavers Enjoy Successful Exchange

Tue 2 Feb 2016

Some of the state’s most talented young lifesavers have recently returned from an exciting network and development opportunity held during the recent Australia Day Weekend.

Country Champs Profile: Bailey Krstevski

Tue 2 Feb 2016

With just four sleeps until the 2016 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships get underway, it’s time to get to know the athletes looking to write their name into the annals of the history of this longstanding and popular event.

Country Champs Profile: Dale Finch

Tue 2 Feb 2016

With just four sleeps until the 2016 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships get underway, it’s time to get to know the athletes looking to write their name into the annals of the history of this longstanding and popular event.

Lifesavers Prepare For Country Champs

Tue 2 Feb 2016

The wait is almost over for the 1300 surf lifesavers who will be contesting the 2016 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships which get underway at South West Rocks from this Saturday.

Country Champs Athlete Profile: Isaac Sanderson

Mon 1 Feb 2016

With just five sleeps until the 2016 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships get underway, it’s time to get to know the athletes looking to write their name into the annals of the history of this longstanding and popular event.

Bulli Surf Lifesavers Win National And State Award

Mon 1 Feb 2016

The courageous efforts by a patrol team from Bulli SLSC to rescue six swimmers who had been dragged 100 metres out to sea last month have seen the club win the National and NSW Rescue of the Month.

Country Champs Profile: Tylah Richards

Mon 1 Feb 2016

With just five sleeps until the 2016 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships get underway, it’s time to get to know the athletes looking to write their name into the annals of the history of this longstanding and popular event.