Open Athletes Have Eyes On The Prize

Tue 28 Mar 2017

The wait is nearly over for the best surf sport athletes in NSW as they make their final preparations for the 2017 Australian Championships that get underway on the Gold Coast tomorrow.

NSW Youth Fire Up At Aussies

Mon 27 Mar 2017

It was a stunning start to the 2017 Australian Championships for the NSW based competitors with the youth athletes returning from Queensland with plenty of medals in their possession.

Masters Set For Aussies Tilt

Mon 27 Mar 2017

Fresh from their success at the NSW Surf Life Saving Championships earlier this month, a dedicated contingent of Master competitors will be in action when competition kicks off at the Australian Titles on the Gold Coast from Monday.

NSW Youth Primed For Aussies Raid

Fri 24 Mar 2017

Over 300 of the finest young surf sport athletes from across NSW will be gunning for glory when the National Titles get underway on the Gold Coast from tomorrow.

Mollymook Speedsters Show Class

Tue 21 Mar 2017

There’s something special brewing on the sands of Mollymook and the recently completed NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships at Blacksmiths Beach only enhanced their reputation as an emerging sprinting powerhouse.

Swansea Belmont Sets Sights On Next Challenge

Fri 17 Mar 2017

As the 2017 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships fades into the sunset, the hardworking crew of Swansea Belmont SLSC can pause and reflect on a job well done.

Collaroy Keeps On Marching

Thu 16 Mar 2017

Behind the well-drilled discipline, colour and tradition of the March Past lies a story of friendship and a deep passion for Surf Life Saving, and nowhere is that more apparent than at Collaroy SLSC.

Solid Return For Northern Lifesavers

Thu 16 Mar 2017

Competitors from across the Far North and North Coast Branches enjoyed a successful time at the 2017 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships held at Blacksmiths Beach last weekend returning with a number of medals and enhanced reputations.

Tacking Point Leads The Way At Open Champs

Thu 16 Mar 2017

Competitors from Tacking Point SLSC flew the flag for the Mid North Coast Branch when they competed at the 2017 NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships in Blacksmiths Beach last weekend.

Southern Lifesavers Enjoy Swansea Success

Thu 16 Mar 2017

While Mollymook and Warilla-Barrack Point both finished inside the top 20 clubs at the NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships held in Blacksmiths Beach last weekend, it was the performance of some of the state’s smallest clubs that hints at an encouraging future for the sport.

Illawarra Lifesavers Show Their Class

Thu 16 Mar 2017

It was a successful competition at the 2017 NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships for Illawarra athletes at Blacksmiths Beach last weekend with a number of locals returning home with medals.

Hunter Athletes Shine At State Champs

Thu 16 Mar 2017

Competitors across the Hunter are basking in the glory of a successful 2017 NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships last weekend with the athletes relishing the chance of competing at a major carnival in home waters.

Sydney Rivalry Ramps Up At Swansea

Thu 16 Mar 2017

Sydney clubs certainly made their presence felt with some exceptional performances at the 2017 NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships held at Blacksmiths Beach last weekend.

Coast Clubs Impress At Open Champs

Thu 16 Mar 2017

They boast arguably one of the more intriguing rivalries in Central Coast sport and the battle between Umina and Avoca Beach SLSC continued at Blacksmiths Beach throughout the 2017 NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships last weekend.

State Champs Sign Off With Super Sunday

Sun 12 Mar 2017

There wasn’t a cloud in the dazzlingly blue sky as the final medals of the 2017 NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships were decided at Blacksmiths Beach on Sunday.

Beach Stars Light Up Track

Sat 11 Mar 2017

A full program of Beach Events and a number of team Water Events headlined a scintillating second day of action at the 2017 NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships at Blacksmiths Beach in Lake Macquarie on Saturday.

Opens Shine On Day One

Fri 10 Mar 2017

They may have had to wait a few hours for competition to commence, but the Open athletes certainly showed their skills in the surf on an exciting first day of action at the 2017 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships at Blacksmiths Beach on Friday.

First Aid Glory For Lifesavers

Fri 10 Mar 2017

The 2017 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships ended on a high-note in the First Aid competition last weekend with Freshwater SLSC enjoying plenty of success.

Open Athletes Eye Off State Glory

Thu 9 Mar 2017

Over 2,300 of the state’s finest surf life savers will gather at Blacksmiths Beach in Lake Macquarie tomorrow for their chance to etch their name into the history books as the 2017 NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships gets underway on Friday.

Masters Enjoy A Rockin’ Time

Thu 9 Mar 2017

Action moved from the sand to the surf on a sensational second and final day of the 2017 NSW Surf Life Saving Masters Championships at Blacksmiths Beach on Thursday.

Swansea’s Masterplan

Thu 9 Mar 2017

Hosting the 2017 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships has stoked the competitive fire of Swansea Belmont and its members with the club hopeful of increased participation particularly in the Masters next season.

Ski’s The Word For North Entrance

Thu 9 Mar 2017

It was a highly successful two-day competition for one of the smallest clubs at the 2017 NSW Surf Life Saving Masters Championships with North Entrance finishing 21st overall.

Queenscliff Lead After Masters Opening Day

Wed 8 Mar 2017

After losing their title to Bondi Surf Bathers last year the veterans of Queenscliff responded in the best possible fashion by surging to an overall lead on the first day of competition at the 2017 NSW Surf Life Saving Masters Championships.

Strong State Campaign For Illawarra Nippers

Wed 8 Mar 2017

Illawarra’s reputation as a beach sprinting powerhouse was enhanced at the 2017 NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships at Blacksmiths Beach last weekend.

Fastest Man on the Sand

Wed 8 Mar 2017

With most water events suspended for the day due to powerful surf conditions, all eyes turned to the beach events on Day One of the 2017 NSW Masters Surf Life Saving Championships at Swansea Belmont SLSC.

Sydney Nippers Shine At State

Wed 8 Mar 2017

Junior lifesavers from across Sydney enjoyed a highly successful return from the 2017 NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships held at Blacksmiths Beach in Lake Macquarie last weekend.

Flying Geordie Sets Scene For Age Champs Success

Wed 8 Mar 2017

A small but committed team of Nipper competitors from clubs across the South Coast made the long journey to the 2017 Surf Life Saving NSW Age Championships at Lake Macquarie last weekend where they all performed strongly on surf sport’s biggest stage.

Port Macquarie Nippers Fly Flag At State Champs

Wed 8 Mar 2017

A team of eager young Nippers from across the Mid North Coast made the journey south to Lake Macquarie for the 2017 NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships last weekend.

Northern Nippers Shine At State Champs

Wed 8 Mar 2017

It’s shaping up to be an exciting future for Surf Sports in Northern NSW with plenty of encouraging results from the young surf lifesavers who made the journey to Blacksmiths Beach in Lake Macquarie for the 2017 NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships last weekend.

Central Coast Nippers On Show At State Champs

Wed 8 Mar 2017

A large contingent of Central Coast competitors travelled north to the 2017 NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships held at Blacksmiths Beach, Swansea last weekend and returned home with a bagful of medals and plenty of fond memories.

Big Medal Haul For Hunter Nippers At Age Champs

Wed 8 Mar 2017

It was a successful weekend for the Hunter’s best Nipper competitors as they braved the conditions at the 2017 NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships held at Blacksmiths Beach, Swansea.

Swansea Primed For Masterclass

Wed 8 Mar 2017

Past friendships will be renewed and that competitive rivalry which has never quite faded is sure to be on display when the Masters Athletes take Blacksmiths Beach for the 2017 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships on Wednesday morning.

Manly Crowned Age Champions

Sun 5 Mar 2017

In an exciting final day of competition at the 2017 NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships Manly streaked ahead to claim their eighth straight title, but they didn’t have it all their own way with a number of memorable performances on display at Blacksmiths Beach on Sunday.

Bella Brings it Home for the Hunter

Sun 5 Mar 2017

The stand-out story from the Hunter clubs at this weekend’s NSW Age Surf Life Saving Championships was the Cooks Hill continued run of success at Swansea Belmont SLSC.

Team Spirit The Winner At State Age Champs

Sat 4 Mar 2017

With the focus on the numerous team events to be contested there was plenty of club spirit displayed during a highly entertaining second day of the 2017 NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships at Blacksmiths Beach.

Iron Stars Return To Their Roots

Sat 4 Mar 2017

They may now call Queensland home, but Nutri-Grain Iron Stars Matt Poole and Kirsty Higginson were top billing at the Age Championships on Saturday as they signed autographs, posed for photos, and talked about their experience in sport to a throng of young champions.

State Age Champs Gets Off To A Flyer

Fri 3 Mar 2017

Manly’s quest for their eighth straight Age Championship got off on the right foot with the Sydney Northern Beach based club surging to a narrow lead on the first day of the 2017 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships at Blacksmiths Beach on Friday.

State's Best Youngsters Ready For Championships

Tue 28 Feb 2017

Over 2,500 youngsters will be hoping to make their mark at the NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships, which gets underway from Friday at Swansea Belmont SLSC, Lake Macquarie.

Patrol Comp Winners Crowned At State Champs

Mon 27 Feb 2017

The second day of competition at the NSW Surf Life Saving Championships at Blacksmiths Beach was the patrolling lifesaver’s chance to shine with medals up for grabs in the traditional Patrol Competition.

Successful Day For Champion Lifesavers

Sat 25 Feb 2017

The first medals for the 2017 NSW Championships have been awarded after a highly competitive Champion Lifesaver event at Blacksmiths Beach on Saturday.

Lifesaving Champs To Kick Off State Titles

Fri 24 Feb 2017

After an absence of 2,554 days, the NSW Surf Life Saving Championships returns to Blacksmiths Beach when the 2017 Lifesaving Championships get underway at Swansea Belmont SLSC from tomorrow

NSW Boaties Gearing Up For Interstate Raid

Thu 16 Feb 2017

After NSW finished on equal points with Western Australia last season the stage is set for a fierce contest when the 2017 Interstate Surfboat Challenge gets underway at Shellharbour tomorrow.

Best of The Best Rise To The Top

Fri 10 Feb 2017

It was a successful competition for the surfboat crews competing at the 2017 Best of the Best Surf Boat Challenge with North Cronulla SLSC taking ultimate bragging rights after finishing with 7 podium finishes in sweltering conditions last Sunday.

Countdown Begins To NSW Championships

Mon 6 Feb 2017

The countdown to the 2017 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships proudly supported by Your local club began in earnest on Monday with the official launch of the state’s biggest surf carnival taking place at Swansea Belmont Surf Life Saving Club.

Cudgen Headland Whitewash at Country Champs

Sun 5 Feb 2017

The Far North Coast juggernaut from Cudgen Headland SLSC has obliterated the competition at the 2017 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships at South West Rocks this weekend.

Country Champs Kicks Off

Sat 4 Feb 2017

More than 1400 surf lifesavers and thousands more spectators and officials took to the water and sand at South West Rocks for Day One of the 2017 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships.

2017 Stramit Country Champs Profile: Kalani Ives

Fri 3 Feb 2017

With the 2017 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships getting underway at South West Rocks 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.

2017 Stramit Country Champs Profile: Georgia Gaddes

Fri 3 Feb 2017

With the 2017 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships getting underway at South West Rocks tomorrow it’s time to get to know the home town athletes looking to write their name into the annals of the history of this longstanding and popular event.

2017 Stramit Country Champs Profile: Sienna Lee

Fri 3 Feb 2017

With the 2017 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships getting underway at South West Rocks 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.

Boat Crews Contest Best of the Best

Fri 3 Feb 2017

The best crews from around the state are gearing up for a huge day of racing this Sunday at the 2017 Best of the Best Surf Boat Challenge.

2017 Stramit Country Champs Profile: Aneeka Reilly

Fri 3 Feb 2017

With the 2017 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships getting underway at South West Rocks tomorrow it’s time to get to know the home town athletes looking to write their name into the annals of the history of this longstanding and popular event.

2017 Stramit Country Champs Profile: Llewellyn Basset

Fri 3 Feb 2017

With the 2017 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships getting underway at South West Rocks 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.

2017 Stramit Country Champs Profile: Lachlan Cabor

Thu 2 Feb 2017

With the 2017 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships getting underway at South West Rocks later this week 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.

2017 Stramit Country Champs Profile: Miren Davies

Wed 1 Feb 2017

With the 2017 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships getting underway at South West Rocks later this week 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.

Athletes Eager For Country Champs

Wed 1 Feb 2017

The wait is almost over for the 1400 surf lifesavers who will be contesting the 2017 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships which get underway at South West Rocks from this Saturday.

2017 Stramit Country Champs Profile: Lachie Harvey

Tue 31 Jan 2017

With the 2017 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships getting underway at South West Rocks later this week 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.

NSW Surfboat Interstate Team Announced

Tue 31 Jan 2017

Congratulations to the eight crews selected to represent NSW at the 2017 Surfboat Interstate Championships at Shellharbour on Friday 17 February.

2017 Stramit NSW Country Champs Profile: Chad Poland

Mon 30 Jan 2017

With the 2017 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships getting underway at South West Rocks later this week 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.

NSW Lifesavers Gunning For Interstate Glory

Thu 19 Jan 2017

It’s been 375 days since the NSW Surf Life Saving Interstate Team last had their hands on the sport’s most prestigious national trophy, and as the team make their final preparations for the 2017 competition there is a sense of quiet optimism in the squad.

Country Champs Countdown Enters Final Fortnight

Mon 16 Jan 2017

With just over a fortnight until the 2017 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships gets underway at South West Rocks the club has a simple yet powerful message; we’re ready.

Iron Champ To Pass On Lessons To Next Gen Racers

Fri 13 Jan 2017

He’s been crowned the best Ironman over a series an incredible 9 times over a career already destined to be remembered as one of the greatest we have seen, and now Shannon Eckstein has set his eyes on encouraging the next generation of surf sport athletes.

Crowning Glory As NSW Country Team Seals Title

Wed 11 Jan 2017

A highly successful tour of New Zealand ended in the best possible fashion for the NSW Country Surf Life Saving team who were crowned Trans-Tasman Champions this week sealing their third consecutive title in the process.

Country Team New Zealand Bound

Wed 4 Jan 2017

Defending champions NSW Country flew out of Australia for New Zealand on Wednesday full of confidence that they can again deliver a strong performance when it matters most as the countdown for the 2017 Trans Tasman Series enters its final days.

Big Summer of Surf Sports

Mon 19 Dec 2016

It’s shaping up to be another busy competition season for our surf sport athletes with a number of exciting events taking place across NSW.

Strong NSW Team Named For Interstate Champs

Thu 15 Dec 2016

Congratulations to the 24 elite athletes selected to compete for NSW at the 2017 Interstate Championships at Alexandra Headland SLSC on Friday 20 January.

Sydney Crowned Interbranch Champions

Wed 14 Dec 2016

Sydney has regained the NSW Interbranch Title ending the two-year stranglehold of fierce rivals Sydney Northern Beaches in the process finishing with just a 16 point buffer at The Lakes SLSC on the Central Coast last weekend.

Southern Athletes Shine At Interbranch

Tue 13 Dec 2016

Solid Performances from South and Far South Coast surf lifesavers at the 2016 NSW Interbranch Championships on the NSW Central Coast proved that they can more match it with the state’s best and that there are plenty of encouraging signs for the future of surf sport in the region.

Illawarra Happy With Interbranch Effort

Tue 13 Dec 2016

A sixth placed finish for the Illawarra Branch at the 2016 NSW Interbranch Championships was enough to give confidence that the region’s best surf sport athletes are on an upward trajectory.

Hunter Strong At Interbranch

Tue 13 Dec 2016

A talented team of 40 Hunter athletes achieved their highest point score in recent memory last weekend at the 2016 NSW Interbranch Championships held at The Lakes SLSC, but it wasn’t enough to end their 12-year quest for a podium finish.

Surf Athletes Impress At Interbranch

Tue 13 Dec 2016

The best talent from Mid and Lower North Coast Branches were on show last weekend at the 2016 NSW Interbranch Championships held at The Lakes SLSC.

North Coast Athletes Impress At Interbranch

Tue 13 Dec 2016

Representative surf athletes from the North Coast and Far North Coast teams enjoyed a bright start to summer over the weekend as they showcased their skills at the 2016 NSW Interbranch Championships held at The Lakes SLSC on the NSW Central Coast.

Podium Finish For Central Coast

Tue 13 Dec 2016

Central Coast has again shown they have some of the best surf athletes in NSW with another outstanding performance at the 2016 Interbranch Championships over the weekend at The Lakes SLSC.

Sydney Claim Interbranch Title

Sun 11 Dec 2016

Sydney Branch has won the Interbranch Championships from their fierce rivals Sydney Northern Beaches after a very tense final day of competition at The Lakes SLSC.

Sydney Hold Narrow Lead At Interbranch

Sat 10 Dec 2016

It's just 29 points that separate Sydney and Sydney Northern Beaches heading into the final day of competition of the 2016 Interbranch Championships at The Lakes SLSC.

State's Best Ready For Interbranch Champs

Tue 6 Dec 2016

An elite team of representative athletes from all 11 NSW Surf Life Saving Branches will this weekend be fighting for bragging rights at the 2016 Interbranch Championships, which will be held at The Lakes SLSC on NSW’s Central Coast.

Life’s A Beach For Talented Runners

Wed 30 Nov 2016

Usain Bolt might be nearing retirement but the journey for the next generation of Australian beach athletes is just beginning as they were put through their paces at a special training clinic in Newport last weekend.

South West Rocks SLSC Set For Bumper 2017

Fri 25 Nov 2016

South West Rocks Surf Life Saving Club is no stranger to hosting large scale surf competitions, and with two major competitions to be staged at the picturesque beach in 2017 that trend is set to continue.

Beach Development Athletes Selected

Wed 23 Nov 2016

Congratulations to the 29 athletes who have been selected for the 2016 Beach Development Clinic.

Talented Water Athletes Put Through Paces

Tue 15 Nov 2016

With summer just around the corner a group of 28 of the state’s emerging water athletes ramped up their preparation for the new season at the 2016 Senior Performance Academy last weekend.

The Rise And Rise Of Nadi Canning

Fri 4 Nov 2016

The dream run of results in 2016 has continued for Cudgen Headland’s Nadi Canning with success over the short course of the Coolangatta Gold adding to her exceptional medal haul of 25 across major championships for the popular and well respected club member but as Andrea Malm discovers Canning is no overnight sensation.

NSW Lifesavers Recognised at National Awards

Sun 23 Oct 2016

The state’s dedicated volunteers continue to receive recognition at a national level with a number NSW surf lifesavers winning awards at the 2016 SLSA Awards of Excellence in Sydney on Saturday.

Athletes Ready For Performance Academy

Wed 19 Oct 2016

Congratulations to the 29 athletes who have been selected for the 2016 Senior Performance Academy to be held next month at the Sydney Academy of Sport.

Medals Galore For NSW At NZ Champs

Tue 11 Oct 2016

National pride was on the line last weekend as NSW's most gifted Under 18 Pool Rescue athletes battled it out against New Zealand's best surf lifesavers at the 2016 New Zealand Pool Championships.

Young Athletes Put Through Their Paces

Fri 7 Oct 2016

While their peers are relaxing during the school holiday break, a group of the state’s most promising ocean competitors traded books for swimsuits at an intensive camp designed to improve their skills and give an early insight into the life of an elite surf sport athlete.

Young Pool Guns Ready To Take On Kiwis

Wed 5 Oct 2016

After packing the essential swimmers, goggles, training equipment and passports, the NSW U18 Pool Rescue Development team even had room in their luggage for optimism as they gathered at Sydney International Airport on Wednesday morning for their flight to New Zealand.

Narooma Athlete Opens Up On Season Goals

Wed 21 Sep 2016

It is fair to say that last season was a mixed bag for Narooma’s Joe Halsey. The talented beach runner was coming off a triple gold medal effort at the 2015 NSW Country Championships at Mollymook, became a nominee for NSW Surf Sports Athlete of the Year, and also endured a frustrating injury.

Athletes Set For Junior Development Academy

Tue 13 Sep 2016

Surf Life Saving NSW is pleased to confirm the athletes selected for the 2016 Junior Development Academy to be held at Sydney Academy of Sport on Sydney’s Northern Beaches next month.

Lifesavers Sweep Back To School

Fri 9 Sep 2016

Over the next three weekends, surf lifesavers will be going back to school to gain an understanding of the skills required to sweep a surfboat.

SLSNSW Congratulates Olympians

Thu 25 Aug 2016

With the games of the 31st Olympiad officially coming to a close in Rio this week, Surf Life Saving NSW would like to acknowledge the efforts of those current and former members of the lifesaving community who took their talents to the world stage.

Lifesavers Surf Wave of Success

Mon 22 Aug 2016

Surf lifesavers from across the state took advantage of the late winter sunshine to contest the 2016 NSW Board Riding Championships on the Central Coast last weekend.

Board Riders Gear Up For State Glory

Tue 16 Aug 2016

Lifesaving’s best surf board riders will swap patrol uniforms for wetsuits as they take to the waves at Soldiers Beach on the NSW Central Coast from Friday for the 2016 NSW Surf Life Saving Board Riding Championships.

Superstar Smith Earns Young Athlete Gong

Mon 15 Aug 2016

Umina’s Jemma Smith capped a stunning summer with the Young Athlete of the Year Award at the NSW Surf Life Saving Awards of Excellence in Sydney on Saturday.

It’s Official Sydney Director Caps Busy Year

Mon 15 Aug 2016

Sydney Director of Surf Sports Wayne Druery has barely had time to draw breath during a busy summer that culminated in him being awarded the title of Official of the Year.

Palm Beach Legend Earns Top Coaching Gong

Mon 15 Aug 2016

A team’s culture can often make that minute difference between winning and losing. Few have done more to shape the culture of his charges than Peter Spence from Palm Beach.

Thurtell Takes Out Masters Honours

Mon 15 Aug 2016

After years of being one of the most consistent performers in her division across a variety of disciplines, Forster’s Laura Thurtell has added another title to her impressive resume; Masters Athlete of the Year.

Collins Crowns Summer To Remember

Mon 15 Aug 2016

Whether he’s swimming in the surf off his local beach, Umina, the Gold Coast or Japan it’s been an exceptionally busy summer for Redhead’s Daniel Collins who now has one more title to add to his burgeoning trophy cabinet; 2016 NSW Surf Life Saving Athlete of the Year.

Central Coast Crowned Lifesaving’s Top Branch

Mon 15 Aug 2016

A number of innovative ideas across all aspects of Surf Life Saving secured the Central Coast Branch the Branch of the Year title at the 2016 NSW Surf Life Saving Awards of Excellence.

Team Honours For Bulli Boaties

Mon 15 Aug 2016

It’s been a golden year for the members of the Male Open Surf Boat crew at Bulli Surf Life Saving Club who have enjoyed wins at almost every level. Now they have one more reason to celebrate after being crowned Team of the Year at the NSW Surf Life Saving Awards of Excellence.

NSW Lifesavers Celebrate Successful Season

Sat 13 Aug 2016

Surf lifesavers signed off on the 2015/16 season in style at the annual NSW Surf Life Saving Awards of Excellence in Sydney on Saturday evening. Over 350 surf lifesavers traded their red and yellow patrol uniforms for formal wear at the glittering celebration which was proudly presented by Stramit Building Products.

Skills In The Pool – Big Weekend For NSW Lifesavers

Tue 9 Aug 2016

In the final Interstate discipline for 2016 the NSW Pool Rescue Team was unable to halt the Queensland juggernaut on the Gold Coast last weekend finishing the competition with the silver medal.

2017 NSW Country Team Announced

Thu 4 Aug 2016

The 2017 NSW Country Team has been announced to compete at the Trans-Tasman Tri-Series in New Zealand.

2016 NSW U18 Pool Rescue Development Team Announced

Thu 28 Jul 2016

Surf Life Saving NSW is pleased to confirm the selections for the 2016 NSW U18 Pool Rescue Development team who will tour New Zealand in October.

NSW Clubs Enjoy National IRB Success

Mon 25 Jul 2016

The 2016 IRB (Inflatable Rescue Boat) racing season concluded on the weekend at Mollymook Beach in spectacular fashion with a host of NSW clubs enjoying success at the season-ending Australian Titles.

2016 NSW Pool Rescue Team Announced

Thu 21 Jul 2016

Congratulations and best of luck to all members selected in the 2016 SLSNSW Pool Interstate Team to compete at the Surf Life Saving Interstate Pool Rescue Championships from 5-7 August.

NSW IRB Athletes Out To Make Their Mark

Thu 21 Jul 2016

After a winter of thrilling races during the Premiership Series and at the State Championships, IRB crews from all around NSW will be seeking glory when they return to Mollymook SLSC this weekend for the season ending Interstate and Australian Championships.

2016 Awards of Excellence Finalists Announced

Mon 18 Jul 2016

Surf Life Saving NSW is preparing to celebrate the commitment and heroic actions of the season’s most outstanding volunteers at the 2016 Surf Life Saving NSW Awards of Excellence, proudly presented by Stramit Building Products.

Rescue Skills On Display At Successful Pool Champs

Mon 11 Jul 2016

There wasn’t a wave in sight, but fast times were certainly on the menu as lifesavers battled it out at a tightly fought Pool Rescue Championships at the Ryde Aquatic and Leisure Centre last weekend.

From The Surf To The Pool – Lifesavers Primed To Make A Splash

Thu 7 Jul 2016

Over 250 of the state’s best surf lifesavers will trade the beach for the pool in Sydney this weekend as they battle for medals and glory at the 2016 NSW Surf Life Saving Pool Rescue Championships.

Kiama Downs Break NSW Champs Drought

Tue 5 Jul 2016

A magic weekend of IRB (Inflatable Rescue Boat) racing at Mollymook has seen Kiama Downs SLSC break its NSW Championship victory drought.

NSW Announce Young IRB Interstate Team

Sun 3 Jul 2016

A strong team of 34 surf lifesavers will be representing NSW at the 2016 IRB (Inflatable Rescue Boat) Interstate Championships at Mollymook later this month.

Ocean Beach Ready To Take On The World

Tue 28 Jun 2016

They might be one of the smaller clubs on the NSW Central Coast but when it comes to international representation at this year’s World Lifesaving Championships Ocean Beach SLSC punches well above its weight.

Mollymook Host State Championships

Mon 27 Jun 2016

For the second consecutive year, Mollymook SLSC will be home to more than 300 surf lifesavers competing in the NSW IRB (Inflatable Rescue Boat) Championships on 2-3 July.

Kiama Downs Claims IRB Premiership

Tue 21 Jun 2016

It was all smiles for Kiama Downs SLSC on Sunday after dominating the final round of the NSW IRB (Inflatable Rescue Boat) Premiership and taking the series ahead of Caves Beach and Queenscliff.

Surf Lifesavers Set To Race In Sydney

Tue 14 Jun 2016

More than 270 surf lifesavers will travel to South Maroubra SLSC this weekend for Round 4 of the NSW IRB (Inflatable Rescue Boat) Premiership.

IRB Racing Hits Port Stephens

Tue 31 May 2016

After almost three years, IRB (Inflatable Rescue Boat) racing will be back on the beaches of Port Stephens with close to 250 surf lifesavers ready to battle it out this weekend.

Clubbie Profile May: Ethan Garland

Fri 27 May 2016

Our Clubbie Profile for May is Ethan Garland from North Cronulla SLSC. The talented youngster has recently been selected to compete for the Australian Youth Life Saving Team in The Netherlands at Rescue 2016 later in the year. We wish Ethan and his fellow teammates the best of luck!

Stockton’s Stocks Rise In IRB Return

Wed 25 May 2016

Among the hive of activity and the whir of motors at the second round of the IRB Premiership at Terrigal last weekend was the red and blue cap of Stockton SLSC, and the Hunter club could be forgiven for thinking they might not make the start line at all.

Kiama Downs Takes Control Of IRB Premiership

Mon 23 May 2016

The Central Coast played host to a thrilling Round 2 of the NSW IRB (Inflatable Rescue Boat) Premiership with Kiama Downs taking the points for the second consecutive round.

Strong NSW Contingent In Aussie Life Saving Team

Fri 20 May 2016

The path to Rescue 2016 became a little clearer for 12 highly talented NSW athletes following confirmation of their selection in the Australian Life Saving Team to contest September’s World Championships.

Central Coast Welcome IRBs

Tue 17 May 2016

The second round of the Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) Premiership Series heads to Terrigal on the state’s Central Coast this weekend for what promises to be an exhilarating two days of racing.

IRB Season Takes Flight

Tue 10 May 2016

The 2016 IRB Premiership Series promises to be another nail-biter with just three points separating the top two clubs after a superb weekend of competition at Caves Beach.

NSW IRB Racing Returns

Mon 2 May 2016

It's racing season again as the 2016 NSW Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) Premiership Series is set to kick off this weekend at Caves Beach in the Hunter.

Aussie Success For NSW Clubbies

Wed 27 Apr 2016

A golden run at the 2016 Aussies continued for NSW athletes at the recently completed Open Championships on the Sunshine Coast.

NSW Clubbies Give A Master Class

Thu 21 Apr 2016

Australia’s domestic airlines might have to start making room in their luggage hold as the state’s finest surf sport athletes wound back the clock with some vintage performances during the 2016 Australian Masters Titles.

Medal Glory For NSW At Aussies Youth

Mon 18 Apr 2016

It’s been a highly successful weekend at The Aussies for teenage competitors from around the state with the large contingent of athletes returning from the Sunshine Coast with 42 medals.

NSW Clubbies Out For Aussie Glory

Fri 15 Apr 2016

The theme might be back to the 80s, but a huge contingent of the state’s best lifesavers are out to show the rest of Australia that their 2016 form is pretty good as well when they travel to the Sunshine Coast for this year’s Aussies.

Success at Beko Best of the Best

Mon 4 Apr 2016

The state’s elite surfboat crews put on performances to remember at the 2016 Best of the Best Surfboat Challenge, proudly supported by Beko for the second year.

Boat Crews Gunning For Beko Crown

Thu 31 Mar 2016

The best crews from around the state are gearing up for a huge day of racing this Saturday at the 2016 Beko Best of the Best Surf Boat Challenge.

It’s All In The Family For Cronulla Lifesavers

Thu 17 Mar 2016

For one Cronulla family the recent State Masters Championships at Ocean Beach – Umina meant more than just the medals. It was a rare opportunity for mother and daughter to race together before they turn their full attention to training for September’s World Lifesaving Championships.

Box Jellies Spotted Near Sydney

Tue 15 Mar 2016

It was a long way from the warm waters of Casuarina Beach for a Darwin surfboat crew competing at the NSW Surf Life Saving Championships at Ocean Beach-Umina last weekend.

Illawarra Athletes Strong At State Champs

Tue 15 Mar 2016

Over the three-day 2016 NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships supported by ClubsNSW, close to 2500 beach and water athletes ranging from Olympians to professional surf stars through to rising under 14s battled it out at Ocean Beach-Umina on the Central Coast.

Southern Sydney Force at State Champs

Tue 15 Mar 2016

Bate Bay clubs powered home over the weekend at the NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships, supported by ClubsNSW, with all four clubs finishing in the top eight. Wanda was the top performer, finishing third overall and close behind the former NSW champions, Manly.

Hunter Athletes in the Medal Haul at State Champs

Tue 15 Mar 2016

Over the three-day 2016 NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships supported by ClubsNSW, close to 2500 beach and water athletes ranging from Olympians to professional surf stars through to rising under 14s battled it out at Ocean Beach-Umina on the Central Coast. Redhead SLSC was the top-performing Hunter club.

Sawtell’s Small But Mighty Impact at State Champs

Mon 14 Mar 2016

Over three days at the 2016 NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships close to 2500 beach and water athletes ranging from Olympians to professional surf stars through to rising under 14s competing up in Opens for the first time battled it out for gold, silver and bronze medals.

Umina-Ocean Beach Farewells State Titles

Mon 14 Mar 2016

Over the three-day 2016 Surf Life Saving NSW Open Championships, close to 2500 beach and water athletes ranging from Olympians to professional surf stars through to rising under 14s competing up in Opens for the first time were whittled down to the finalists, and then the ultimate gold, silver and bronze medallists.

Home Straight for State Champs

Sat 12 Mar 2016

The middle day of water competition at the 2016 NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships, on another hot and dry autumn day at Umina and Ocean beaches, was the one day hit-out for the ‘beachies’, the sprint and flag competitors who hurl themselves across and into soft sand.

Open Surf Champs Heats Up

Fri 11 Mar 2016

Day one of the 2016 NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships, proudly supported by ClubsNSW, brought the best swell in three consecutive weekends of State Championship competition staged at Umina-Ocean Beach.

Bondi Win Masters Championships

Fri 11 Mar 2016

The 2016 NSW Surf Life Saving Masters Championships will always be fondly remembered by the members of Bondi Bathers Lifesaving club after they took out the overall point score for the first time.

Umina Mates End Age Champs On A High

Fri 11 Mar 2016

One group of Umina Nippers couldn’t have written a better script for ending their Nippers career finishing with a gold medal on their hometown beach.

Cooks Hill Toast Of Hunter After Age Champs Success

Fri 11 Mar 2016

Cooks Hill has reaffirmed their status as an emerging force at Nippers level after their meteoric rise continued in 2016 with a third place finish in the club championship at Ocean Beach – Umina last week.

Successful State Champs For Wamberal Juniors

Fri 11 Mar 2016

The 2016 NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships will be remembered fondly by those involved with Wamberal SLSC after the Central Coast club enjoyed a stunningly successful campaign.

Burning Palms Nipper Makes Her Mark

Fri 11 Mar 2016

When the U9 Nippers lined up in the ClubsNSW Arena for the Beach Sprint Final at the recent NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships all eyes turned to the one competitor whose road to the final was quite unique.

Bronte Olympian Hits the Surf

Thu 10 Mar 2016

Jarrod Poort is a name you may not be familiar with in Surf Life Saving circles, however that could change after this weekend’s NSW Surf Life Saving Championships where the young Olympian will be competing for Bronte SLSC.

Bondi Increase Lead On Masters Day 2

Thu 10 Mar 2016

Bondi Surf Bathers Life Saving Club have extended their lead at the top of the club point score ahead of Sydney rivals North Bondi and Queenscliff during an exciting day of teams competition on the second day of the NSW Surf Life Saving Masters Championships at Ocean Beach – Umina.

FIVE MINUTES WITH…Ben Walker

Thu 10 Mar 2016

You might say that Ben Walker has Surf Life Saving in his veins with the talented teenager being around the club environment long before he was old enough to pull on the famous North Bondi cap.

Five Minutes With…Joanna Charles

Thu 10 Mar 2016

Byron Bay’s Joanna Charles will enter the NSW Surf Life State Championships full of confidence after a strong performance at the recent Country Championships at South West Rocks where she finished with 4 individual medals including 3 gold.

Matuschka’s Meteoric Rise

Thu 10 Mar 2016

It’s been a whirlwind 12 months for Avoca’s Kaitlyn Matuschka who enjoyed arguably her most successful summer campaign last year.

Bondi Build Narrow Lead After Masters Day 1

Wed 9 Mar 2016

The 2016 NSW Surf Life Saving Masters Championships looks set to go down to the wire with Bondi Surf Bathers Life Saving Club holding a slender lead over reigning champions Queenscliff after an exciting day of competition at Ocean Beach – Umina.

Successful Weekend For Hunter Lifesavers

Tue 8 Mar 2016

Junior Lifesavers from Cooks Hill and Swansea-Belmont had plenty of reasons to smile at the NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships at Ocean Beach – Umina last weekend with the two Hunter clubs both finishing inside the coveted top five.

Sydney Lifesavers Dominate Age Champs

Tue 8 Mar 2016

Ocean Beach – Umina has once again proved a happy hunting ground for the Manly juggernaut that claimed top honours at last weekend’s NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships, but plenty of other Sydney teams on both sides of the bridge had a lot to celebrate as well.

Encouraging Future Looms For MNC Lifesavers

Tue 8 Mar 2016

They might not have won many medals, but some of the best junior surf sport athletes from across the Mid North Coast will take plenty of heart from their performances at the NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships at Ocean Beach – Umina last week.

Southern Lifesavers Enjoy Age Champs

Tue 8 Mar 2016

They might not have won many medals, but the junior lifesavers from southern NSW who made the trip to the 2016 State Surf Age Championships at Ocean Beach – Umina last week brought back plenty of fond memories.

Successful Weekend For Illawarra Juniors

Tue 8 Mar 2016

Young lifesavers from across Illawarra had gold, silver, and bronze reasons to celebrate after returning from the 2016 NSW Surf Life Age Championships at Ocean Beach – Umina with a bagful of medals.

Coffs Harbour Fly The Flag For Northern Lifesavers

Tue 8 Mar 2016

North Coast powerhouses Coffs Harbour SLSC were the best performing club from Northern NSW during the 2016 State Surf Life Saving Age Championships held at Ocean Beach – Umina on the Central Coast last weekend.

Big Weekend For Central Coast Lifesavers

Tue 8 Mar 2016

The Central Coast’s best junior surf sport athletes took full advantage of hosting the 2016 NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships in familiar waters last weekend bringing home a bagful of medals.

Open Competitors Primed For State Champs

Tue 8 Mar 2016

Over 4000 of the state’s best surf sport athletes will make their way to Ocean Beach- Umina from Wednesday for the start of the 2016 NSW Surf Life Saving Masters and Open Championships for what promises to be a barnstorming five days of competition.

Manly Crowned Age Champions

Sun 6 Mar 2016

Manly Lifesaving Club cemented their reputation as one of strongest Nipper clubs in the state after they notched up their seventh consecutive win at the NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships finishing ahead of the rival clubs Wanda and Cooks Hill at Ocean-Beach Umina on Sunday.

New Host for NSW Surf Champs

Sun 6 Mar 2016

Surf Life Saving NSW has announced the state’s premier event, the NSW Surf Life Saving Championships will be held at Swansea-Belmont SLSC in 2017 and 2018.

Successful Opening Day For Age Champs

Fri 4 Mar 2016

There were plenty of smiling faces as the opening day of the 2016 NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships went off without a hitch at Ocean Beach – Umina on the state’s Central Coast on Friday.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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: 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.

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.

Country Champs Profile: Lachlan O’Reilly

Sun 31 Jan 2016

With the countdown to the 2016 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships reaching single figures, 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: Kirralea Silvia

Sun 31 Jan 2016

With the countdown to the 2016 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships reaching single figures, 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: Kalani Ives

Sat 30 Jan 2016

With the countdown to the 2016 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships reaching single figures, 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: Harry Askew

Sat 30 Jan 2016

With the countdown to the 2016 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships reaching single figures, 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.

2016 Surf Boat Interstate Crews Named

Fri 29 Jan 2016

Congratulations to the crews selected in the NSW Surfboat Interstate Team to compete on Friday 19 February at Shellharbour, NSW.

Country Champs Profile: Claudia Crawford

Fri 29 Jan 2016

With the countdown to the 2016 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships reaching single figures, 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 Champ Profile: Malakai Busch

Thu 28 Jan 2016

With the countdown to the 2016 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships reaching single figures, 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.

Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships Launched

Thu 14 Jan 2016

The hard work has been done, now it is the competitors' time to shine – that’s the message the organising committee of the 2016 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships had at the official launch ceremony held on Thursday.

NSW Pipped At The Post At Interstate

Mon 11 Jan 2016

There would be no fairy-tale finish for the NSW Interstate Surf Team who despite a strong performance finished second overall at the 2016 Interstate Championships held at Torquay Beach, Victoria last Friday.

Country Champs Countdown Enters Final Month

Wed 6 Jan 2016

With the festivities of the Christmas and New Year period slowly winding down, excitement continues to build for hundreds of surf lifesavers with the 2016 Stramit Country Championships now only a month away.

Hot Action In Ocean Thunder Series

Fri 18 Dec 2015

Sydney’s Dee Why Beach turned it on spectacularly for the second round of the Beko Home Appliances Ocean Thunder Surfboat Series with last Saturday’s race providing challenging conditions for the cream of Australia’s boaties.

Central Coast Make Top Three At Interbranch

Wed 16 Dec 2015

Central Coast Surf Life Saving Branch’s strongest 40 athletes headed to Cape Hawke on the Lower North Coast last weekend to push their claim as the best team outside of Sydney.

Hunter Branch Push For Podium

Wed 16 Dec 2015

Hunter made their mark at the 2015 Interbranch Championships over the weekend at Cape Hawke on the Lower North Coast, with a host of athletes producing outstanding results.

Illawarra Blitz Beach Events At Interbranch

Tue 15 Dec 2015

Illawarra’s strong team of 40 athletes made their mark on the 2015 Interbranch Championships at Cape Hawke on the weekend, finishing sixth behind Country Champions Far North Coast.

Athletes Strive At Interbranch Champs

Tue 15 Dec 2015

The South and Far South Coast Branch teams showed their true colours over the weekend at Cape Hawke, exceeding expectations at the Surf Life Saving NSW Interbranch Championships.

Athletes Exceed At Interbranch

Tue 15 Dec 2015

Mid North and Lower North Coast finished their Interbranch campaigns in 9th and 11th spot respectively. The weekend’s performance from both branches was an insight into what the future holds for their surf sport teams.

Encouraging Signs For North Coast

Tue 15 Dec 2015

It has been described as one of their best performances at Interbranch level in recent years, and now North Coast surf athletes are keen to ride this sense of optimism into what promises to be a highly competitive season.

Country Cup Secured For Far North Coast Branch

Tue 15 Dec 2015

After two days of intense competition at the 2015 Interbranch Carnival at Cape Hawke, Forster the Far North Coast’s best surf athletes could afford to relax. They had after all just secured the country cup for a third straight year.

Back To Back Interbranch Titles for SNB

Sun 13 Dec 2015

The tri-colours have gone back-to-back Interbranch champions increasing their margin throughout the final days' events to finish on top by a staggering 70 points ahead of Sydney.

NSW Interstate Team Announced

Sun 13 Dec 2015

Congratulations to the 24 NSW athletes who have been selected for the 2016 Interstate Championships to be held at Torquay, Victoria on Friday 8 January.

SNB Branch Lead After Day One

Sat 12 Dec 2015

Sydney Northern Beaches are on top after an exciting start to the 2015 Interbranch Championships, leading Sydney by 66 points going into tomorrow’s team events.

Interbranch Champs Revamped

Wed 9 Dec 2015

An elite team of representatives from each of the 11 Surf Life Saving Branches from this Saturday will be journeying to Cape Hawke on the state’s Lower North Coast for an intense weekend of competition.

Boaties Prepare For Thundering Opener

Wed 11 Nov 2015

The wait is almost over for some of Australia’s top surf boat crews as they wrap up preparations for the opening round of the 2015/16 Ocean Thunder Series which gets underway at Sydney’s Dee Why Beach on Saturday.

Welborn Crowned Australia’s Top Youth Athlete

Mon 26 Oct 2015

Talented North Bondi competitor Lizzie Welborn’s stellar year continued when she was crowned the Surf Life Saving Australia Youth Surf Sport Athlete of the Year at a ceremony in Sydney on Saturday.

Top Water Athletes Gather In The Tweed

Thu 15 Oct 2015

Over 30 of the state’s top surf sport athletes will be put through their paces in a gruelling three-day program at the Surf Australia High Performance Centre located at Casuarina on the NSW Tweed Coast from Friday.

Myanmar Refugee Gets Taste Of Nipper Life

Tue 13 Oct 2015

For hundreds of excited youngsters Sunday marked a first enthusiastic foray into the world of lifesaving. Amid the splashes, cheers, and races on Bellambi Beach was one child who has followed a very different path to become a 2015 Nipper.

Young Gun Surfer Barrels Towards Dreams

Tue 6 Oct 2015

Some people are just born to be in the water. It is apparent in their every move, a connection to the environment that can be hard to explain but is always there. Teenage Central Coast surfer Macy Callaghan certainly possesses this indefinable quality in spades, and is hoping that her background in Surf Life Saving can ultimately propel her to the heady heights of the professional tour.

NSW Pool Rescue Team Impress In NZ

Tue 6 Oct 2015

New South Wales’ most promising Under 18 pool rescue athletes have made their mark on the 2015 New Zealand Pool Championships, bringing home 27 medals.

Young Blues Ready To Take On Kiwis

Wed 30 Sep 2015

A group of the state’s most talented teenage pool rescue athletes have left Australian shores today bound for New Zealand where they will put their skills to the test against some of the Kiwi’s finest.

2015 SLSNSW Performance Academy Athletes Selected

Tue 29 Sep 2015

The 2015 SLSNSW Performance Academy, previously known as the High Performance Camp is open to ski, board, swim and pool athletes from U15 to Open's and will be held from 16-18 October 2015 at the elite Surfing Australia High Performance Centre at Casuarina.

Hunter Athletes Strong At Development Camp

Mon 28 Sep 2015

The Surf Life Saving NSW Junior Development Academy Camp, previously known as the Talented Athlete Program is for athletes aged 12-14 across all eleven branches who have demonstrated potential in any of the water disciplines.

Lower North Coast Strives At Development Camp

Mon 28 Sep 2015

The Lower North Coast's future is looking bright when it comes to young surf lifesavers. Patrick Moses from Taree-Old Bar SLSC represented the branch at last week’s Surf Life Saving NSW camp.

North Coast Youngsters Shine at Development Camp

Mon 28 Sep 2015

The North Coast Branch is in safe hands this season with four of their athletes taking time out of their school holidays to polish up on their surf sports skills.

Sydney Athletes Show Promise At Development Camp

Mon 28 Sep 2015

Sydney Branch’s future looks bright as a number of surf sports athletes make the most of their time at the Surf Life Saving NSW Junior Development Academy Camp last week.

Top Junior Athletes Mix With State’s Best

Mon 28 Sep 2015

Distance proved no barrier for a number of emerging surf sport athletes from across the Far South Coast who made the journey to Sydney for a state-wide development camp last week.

South Coast Athlete Mixes With State’s Best

Mon 28 Sep 2015

Warilla-Barrack Point has a tradition of producing some of the state’s finest surf sport athletes, with young-gun Kasey Ashburner joining the ranks after being selected to attend a state-wide development camp in Sydney last week.

Illawarra Surf Lifesavers Among State’s Best

Mon 28 Sep 2015

A talented group of emerging surf athletes from across the Illawarra traded books for swimmers and goggles at an annual state-wide camp in Sydney last week.

Central Coast Athletes Shine At Development Camp

Mon 28 Sep 2015

School uniforms were out and swimmers and goggles were in as a handful of emerging Central Coast surf sport athletes were put through their paces at the annual development camp in Sydney last week.

Bright Future For Mid North Coast Rookies

Mon 28 Sep 2015

Surf Sport on the Mid North Coast appears to be in safe hands after a group of talented junior athletes were put through their paces at a state-wide development camp in Sydney last week.

Future Looks Bright For Far North Coast Surf Sports

Mon 28 Sep 2015

School uniforms were out and swimmers and goggles are in for a handful of the most talented surf sport athletes from the Far North Coast who attended a state wide development camp in Sydney last week.

Youngsters Prove Themselves At Development Camp

Fri 25 Sep 2015

Surf Life Saving NSW’s brightest young surf sport stars have been perfecting their skills at the NSW Junior Development Academy on Sydney’s Northern Beaches during the holidays.

Young Athletes Set To Shine

Wed 23 Sep 2015

While their peers are enjoying the school holiday break, a group of the state’s most promising ocean competitors will from today trade books for swimsuits at an intensive camp designed to improve their skills and introduce them to the lifestyle of an elite athlete.

Are you Up For A Warrior Challenge?

Fri 18 Sep 2015

Young Nippers looking to follow in their Ironman heroes’ footsteps have lots of chances to compete in the Medibank Wave Warriors Junior Challenge – a national series designed for youngsters to have fun on the beach and in the surf while also putting their lifesaving skills to the test.

Newport’s Herring Named Top Coach

Mon 31 Aug 2015

Nearly everything that Newport’s Trent Herring touched turned to gold in season 2014/15, and the modest mentor has been rewarded with the Coach of the Year award at the annual Awards of Excellence.

Miller Takes Out Major Athlete Gong

Mon 31 Aug 2015

Georgia Miller’s stellar season continued on Saturday night with the Newport athlete adding another award to her burgeoning trophy cabinet.

South West Rocks Stalwart Earns Official Gong

Mon 31 Aug 2015

For Mid North Coast surf sport athletes the friendly face of Ray McDonagh is a familiar sight at local carnivals, but now his achievements are being acknowledged by a much wider audience with him being named the 2015 Sports Official of the Year.

Young Gun Lizzie Crowned Top Junior Athlete

Mon 31 Aug 2015

Lizzie Welborn’s meteoric rise in the world of surf sports continued on Saturday at the NSW Surf Life Saving Awards of Excellence with the North Bondi youngster being crowned the 2015 Young Athlete of the Year.

Lemmon’s Super Season Recognised

Mon 31 Aug 2015

In the ocean or in the pool very few people were able to stop Terrigal’s Paul Lemmon in season 2014/15, and his efforts in the water have culminated in him being named Masters Athlete of the Year at the NSW Surf Life Saving Awards of Excellence.

Newport Taplin Boys – A Team United

Mon 31 Aug 2015

Three years, 48 weeks of training per season, twenty three squad members, countless training sessions, one dream.

Tacking Point Clubbie Crowned Top Administrator

Mon 31 Aug 2015

Joanne Hawkins from Tacking Point SLSC celebrated her tenth year in Surf Life Saving in spectacular fashion by taking out Administrator of the Year at the 2015 NSW Awards of Excellence in Sydney on Saturday.

Junior Development Academy Athletes Selected

Fri 28 Aug 2015

Surf Life Saving NSW wishes to congratulate the following athletes for their selection in the 2015 Junior Development Academy.

Board Riders Showcase Skills At State Champs

Mon 24 Aug 2015

There were spills, thrills, and mad skills as surf lifesavers from across the state took advantage of the late winter sunshine to contest the NSW Board Riding Championships on the Central Coast last week.

Board Riders To Take on Avoca Beach Surf

Mon 17 Aug 2015

Lifesavers from around the state will temporarily call the Central Coast home from Thursday when the NSW Board Riding Championships takes place at Avoca Beach.

NSW Lifesavers Hunting Pool Glory

Tue 4 Aug 2015

The bright-eyed enthusiasm and fearlessness of youth will combine with the experience of old hands this weekend as New South Wales seeks glory at the Interstate Pool Rescue Championships on the Gold Coast.

NSW Pool Rescue Development Team Selected

Fri 31 Jul 2015

A big congratulations and good luck to the athletes who have been selected in the NSW Pool Rescue Development Team.

Lifesaving Legends Honoured On Walk Of Fame

Thu 30 Jul 2015

Two legends of the Surf Life Saving community have had their contributions set in stone in the Australian Surfing Walk of Fame at Sydney’s Maroubra Beach.

NSW Pool Interstate Team Announced

Mon 27 Jul 2015

Congratulations and best of luck to all members selected in the 2015 SLSNSW Pool Interstate Team to compete at the Surf Life Saving Interstate Pool Rescue Championships on the 7-9 August.

Elouera Crowned Pool Rescue Champs

Mon 20 Jul 2015

In a fiercely contested battle between Central Coast and Sydney clubs at the annual State Pool Rescue Championships, it was the southerners who came out on top with Elouera being crowned champion club after downing defending champions Terrigal.

2015 Awards of Excellence Finalists Announced

Fri 17 Jul 2015

Surf Life Saving NSW is getting ready to celebrate the commitment and heroic actions of the season’s most outstanding volunteers at the 2015 Surf Life Saving NSW Awards of Excellence, proudly presented by Stramit Building Products.

Country Surf Life Saving Champs Returns to the Rocks

Thu 16 Jul 2015

South West Rocks has been announced as the venue for the 2016 and 2017 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships.

Eager Athletes Ready For Pool Rescue Champs

Wed 15 Jul 2015

Almost 300 lifesavers will cast off the throes of winter, and swap their familiar beach surroundings for the pool this weekend at the 2015 NSW Pool Rescue Championships.

NSW Rubber Duckie Racers Out For Glory

Tue 14 Jul 2015

State pride will be on the line at the annual Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) Interstate Championships, where the NSW team will be hoping to achieve what their rugby league and netball counterparts could not – defeat Queensland on their home turf.

Gordon Richardson, A Life in Surf

Thu 9 Jul 2015

In over fifty years of involvement in the Surf Life Saving community, it’s fair to say that there isn’t much that Caves Beach Life Member Gordon Richardson hasn’t achieved.

Call for Lifesavers for American Summer Camps

Fri 3 Jul 2015

Camp Counsellors USA (CCUSA) is currently looking for qualified surf lifesavers and lifeguards to escape the Aussie winter and embrace the American summer by spending 9 weeks in the USA at American Summer Camps.

Caves Beach Take Out NSW IRB Championship

Mon 29 Jun 2015

Competitors from Caves Beach were smiling wider than the Hunter River after storming home to claim top honours at the 2015 NSW Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) Championships at Mollymook on the weekend.

Clubbie Profile June: Engine Room Girls

Fri 26 Jun 2015

Our Clubbie Profile for the month of June is the Engine Room Girls. These friendly Officials can be found at carnivals recording results and lending a hand where needed. This weekend they will be taking their talents down to Mollymook for the NSW IRB Championships.

Countdown On For IRB Champs

Thu 25 Jun 2015

The best inflatable rescue boat (IRB) racers from around NSW will be gunning for state glory when the 2015 IRB Championships get underway at Mollymook this weekend.

Mollymook Set For Super State Champs

Fri 19 Jun 2015

New South Wales’ best Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) crews will be gunning for state glory at Mollymook on the idyllic south coast next week in what promises to be a grand stand conclusion to the winter season.

NSW IRB Interstate Team Announced

Wed 17 Jun 2015

Congratulations and good luck to all members selected in the 2015 NSW IRB Team to compete at the Australian Interstate Championships on Friday the 17th of July at Mooloolaba.

Kiama Downs Crowned Rubber Ducky Champions

Tue 16 Jun 2015

Kiama Downs have put an exclamation mark on their 2015 Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) Winter Premiership campaign by claiming the overall title for a second straight year.

Tight At The Top In Rubber Ducky Premiership Series

Fri 12 Jun 2015

The 2015 Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) Premiership Series is set for a thrilling conclusion with the overall championship club set to be crowned on Sunday at Kiama Downs on the state’s south coast following two days of intense racing.

Tickets On Sale for Awards of Excellence

Fri 5 Jun 2015

Surf Life Saving NSW will soon celebrate the commitment and heroic actions of the season’s most outstanding volunteers at the 2015 Awards of Excellence, proudly presented by Stramit Building Products.

Rubber Duckies Head To Terrigal For Racing Double Header

Fri 29 May 2015

The third round of the Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) Premiership Series heads to Terrigal on the State’s Central Coast this weekend for what promises to be a barnstorming two days of racing.

Rubber Duckie Racing Heads To Windang

Fri 15 May 2015

Inclement weather may have forced the cancellation of the opening weekend of the 2015 Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) Premiership Series at Caves Beach, but that won’t stop the teams of racers fronting up for the second round at Windang on the Illawarra Coast.

Rubber Duckies Return To Caves Beach For Racing Season Opener

Fri 1 May 2015

The sun has barely set on a hugely successful season of summer surf sports, but now attention switches to the opening weekend of the 2015 Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) Premiership Series at Caves Beach, where the best-of-the-best racers will go head-to-head in a pulsating weekend of racing.

Clubbie Profile April: Riley Fitzsimmons

Mon 27 Apr 2015

Our Clubbie Profile for the month of April is Riley Fitzsimmons from Avoca Beach SLSC. Riley recently won two gold and a silver medal at The Australian Surf Life Saving Championships in 30 minutes and one day aims to compete at the Olympics in kayaking.

It’s Not Just About the Medals

Fri 24 Apr 2015

Only days after the culmination of the surf sport season for another year, some amazing stories of sportsmanship and camaraderie continue to emerge, especially among some of our young NSW athletes.

NSW Athletes Perform Strongly at The Aussies

Fri 17 Apr 2015

The Australian Surf Life Saving Championships has been a resounding success for NSW clubs with an excellent start from the Youth teams and a solid effort by our Masters competitors.

NSW Stars Looking to Leave Their Mark at Aussies

Fri 10 Apr 2015

Over 1,300 of the most talented surf sport athletes from around the state will be gunning for glory at the Australian Championships on the Gold Coast from this Saturday.

Surf Patrol Season Extended in NSW

Wed 1 Apr 2015

Volunteer Surf Lifesavers will continue to patrol beaches in NSW throughout the long winter months, after a survey of surf clubs overwhelmingly indicated the desire to ‘work through’ the off-season.

Wet’n’Wild Nippers Set For Carnival Finish

Thu 26 Mar 2015

The second season of the Wet’n’Wild Sydney Nippers is set for a thrilling finish when the kids of Western Sydney put the water skills they’ve learned into practise in a fun-filled carnival.

Far South Coast Athletes Medal On Beach

Fri 20 Mar 2015

Although small in numbers, Far South Coast athletes punched above their weight at the NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships at Ocean Beach-Umina, bringing home three medals.

Life’s a beach for Illawarra Juniors

Fri 20 Mar 2015

A small but dedicated contingent of athletes from across the Illawarra branch made the trek to Ocean Beach-Umina for the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships.

Sydney Clubs Lead The Way At Age Champs

Fri 20 Mar 2015

It was an impressive weekend for metropolitan clubs at the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships, as both Sydney and rivals Sydney Northern Beaches clubs dominated both beach and water events.

Hunter’s Big Weekend at Age Champs

Fri 20 Mar 2015

For most Hunter athletes, Ocean Beach-Umina is just a stroll down the highway, and this short commute worked to their advantage with a number of exceptional performances at the NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships.

Port Macquarie Flies The Flag For Mid-North Coast

Fri 20 Mar 2015

A small but dedicated group of Nippers from across the Mid-North Coast travelled to the NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships at Ocean Beach-Umina last weekend.

Strong Showing From North Coast At Age Champs

Fri 20 Mar 2015

Athletes from the North Coast branch came from the weekend’s NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships with a swag-full of medals.

Far North Athletes Medal At Age Champs

Fri 20 Mar 2015

A number of Far North Coast’s most promising juniors were on show during the three days of competition at the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships, and while they didn’t win any gold medals they did show they have what it takes to be competitive against the best NSW has to offer.

Big Medal Haul For Central Coast Clubs

Fri 20 Mar 2015

Central Coast had a very successful carnival with a number of fine performances from clubs right across the branch.

Warilla-Barrack Point Leads The Way For South Coast

Fri 20 Mar 2015

A number of strong performances by Warilla-Barrack Point athletes were enough for them to be judged the most successful country club at the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships held at Ocean Beach-Umina on the state’s Central Coast.

Huge Illawarra Medal Haul At Open Champs

Fri 20 Mar 2015

Helensburgh-Stanwell Park flew the flag for the Illawarra Branch at the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships finishing a highly credible sixth on the overall club point-score.

Sawtell Relay Girls Shine For North Coast At Open Champs

Fri 20 Mar 2015

A small but dedicated group of life savers from the North Coast travelled to the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships held at Ocean Beach-Umina on the state’s Central Coast.

Byron Bay’s Ski Dominance Continues At Open Champs

Fri 20 Mar 2015

A contingent of athletes from Far North Coast Branch rivals Cudgen Headland and Byron Bay Surf Life Saving Club travelled south last week for the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships both finishing among the medals.

Small club, Big Result At State Champs

Thu 19 Mar 2015

Lilly Bennett’s first state gold medal in the U15 flag final at the NSW Surf Life Saving Championships held at the NSW Central Coast left her grandfather in tears and was a sweet reward at the end of a seven hour drive from Narooma to take on the state's finest.

Fuelling Talented Teenagers a Big Job

Thu 19 Mar 2015

Tacking Point Surf Life Saving Club’s Ryan Carroll is 6ft 3inches with size 13 feet and still growing. At his second NSW Open Surf Life Saving Championships on the Central Coast the talented lifesaver with fire in his belly stood on the podium for one gold and two silver medal presentations.

Hunter Surf Lifesavers Tackle State’s Best

Thu 19 Mar 2015

The first person Lawson Christiansen from Caves Beach Surf Life Saving Club found having been declared the winner of the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Championship U15 boys sprint was teary mum Trish, who knows full well how hard Lawson has worked.

Successful Open Champs For Central Coast

Thu 19 Mar 2015

Competitors weathered tough conditions at Umina-Ocean Beach on the NSW Central Coast for finals day of the Open NSW Surf Life Saving Championship, the closing stage of the 2015 state title.

Wauchope Rowers’ State Journey

Thu 19 Mar 2015

A small country club it may be, but Wauchope-Bonny Hills pride in its surf boat culture was clearly evident at the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships held last weekend on the state’s Central Coast.

Volunteers At The Heart Of State Champs

Wed 18 Mar 2015

Every day of the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships from before dawn to late in the evening, a group of dedicated clubbies from Ocean Beach and Umina Surf Clubs worked feverishly behind the scenes to ensure that the carnival was a success.

Collaroy Cleans Up Senior Flags

Tue 17 Mar 2015

Collaroy’s small contingent of Open Beach Flags competitors exploded onto the state stage with two gold and a silver the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships last weekend. Not satisfied with their performance, the trio are hungry for more success.

Successful Open Champs For Central Coast

Mon 16 Mar 2015

Competitors weathered tough conditions at Umina-Ocean Beach on the Central Coast for finals day of the NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships, the closing stage of the 2015 State titles.

Newport Seal The Deal At Open Champs

Sun 15 Mar 2015

Sydney Northern Beaches powerhouse Newport have won the NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships over fierce rivals Manly for a second straight year on the back of some sensational performances on Finals Sunday.

Northern beaches clubs take out iron double

Sun 15 Mar 2015

Sydney’s dominant Manly and Newport Surf Life Saving clubs capped off a stellar long weekend at the NSW Surf Life Saving Championship when Nathan Smith and Georgia Miller gold-medalled in the premier Open Ironman and Ironwoman events.

Manly Power Ahead on Day 2 of Open Champs

Sat 14 Mar 2015

Manly powered ahead of fierce rivals Newport and Wanda in the club point-score on a pulsating second day of competition at the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships.

Queenscliff Are 2015 Masters Champions

Sat 14 Mar 2015

After a few days of highly entertaining competition at the 2015 Surf Life Saving NSW Masters Championships, Queenscliff have held on to win the Masters Club Point-Score for the third consecutive year.

Manly Lead on Open Day 1

Fri 13 Mar 2015

Manly’s dominance in the water delivered the strong Sydney northern beaches club the lead over fierce rivals Newport after the opening day of the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships at Ocean-Beach Umina played out.

Northern Beaches Showdown for State Title

Fri 13 Mar 2015

On the morning of the Opens competition starting at the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships, Manly and Newport rivalry is building to a crescendo.

Tight At The Top After Masters Day 2

Thu 12 Mar 2015

Queenscliff holds a narrow 11 point lead in the overall club point-score just ahead of Bondi Surf Bathers and North Bondi after the second day of competition at the 2015 Surf Life Saving Masters Championships at Ocean Beach-Umina.

Surf Athletes Vie for State Supremacy

Wed 11 Mar 2015

The squeals and tears of more than 3000 nippers have faded and with the conclusion of masters events tomorrow, attention is turning to the big guns, with Opens competition starting Friday at the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships on the Central Coast, proudly supported by ClubsNSW.

Queenscliff On Top After Day One Of Surf Masters

Wed 11 Mar 2015

Sydney Clubs are on top after day one of the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Masters Championships with Queenscliff clearly out the front on 217 points with Coogee (165) in second, closely followed by Bondi (163) in the club point-score.

Reeling in the Years

Mon 9 Mar 2015

It was a case of the past meeting the present at the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships with the ongoing celebration of 100 years of surf sport competition.

Manly Crowned Age Champions

Sun 8 Mar 2015

Manly have been crowned Age Champions for a sixth straight year after another dominant performance at the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships. Wanda finished second, with Avoca Beach rounding out the top three.

Manly On Top After Day 2 Of Age Champs

Sat 7 Mar 2015

Boosted by a series of strong performances in the water, Manly have surged to the top of the Champion Club Point-Score after the second day of the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships at Ocean Beach-Umina.

Sunny Start For Age Champs

Fri 6 Mar 2015

Elouera SLSC holds a narrow 6-point lead at the top of the Club Championship after a pulsating day of action on the first day of the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships, proudly supported by Clubs NSW.

Young Lifesavers Set to Shine at Age Champs

Tue 3 Mar 2015

Three thousand eager-eyed youngsters will be hoping to make their mark at the NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships, which gets underway from Friday on the Central Coast.

Lifesaving Champs a Roaring Success

Tue 3 Mar 2015

The sun was fierce, and the competition even fiercer as the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships got underway at the weekend with some of the Lifesaving events.

Countdown to State Champs

Tue 24 Feb 2015

Excitement continues to build on the Central Coast as the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships draw ever closer.

Miller's Crowning Night

Fri 20 Feb 2015

The meteoric rise of Georgia Miller continued on Thursday night with the Newport athlete crowned NSW Young Athlete Of The Year during a gala ceremony at Marsfield’s historic Curzon Hall.

Beko Best of the Best Surf Boat Challenge

Thu 5 Feb 2015

Surf Life Saving NSW is once again presenting the Beko Best of the Best Surf Boat Challenge (BoB) event for the 2015 season.

Bulli Boys Take on the Kiwis

Wed 4 Feb 2015

Excitement is building as the Bulli men’s surfboat crew prepare to head to New Zealand’s Bay of Plenty to go head-to-head with the Piha powerhouse men’s crew in the Trans-Tasman test series this weekend.

“It’s Ours” – NSW Regain Interstate Title

Fri 23 Jan 2015

The New South Wales Interstate Surf Life Saving Team are champions again, regaining the title they lost to Queensland in 2014 after a day of fine performances at Newport Beach.

NSW On The Hunt To Regain Interstate Title

Thu 22 Jan 2015

State pride is on the line when the annual Interstate Championships kick-off at Newport Beach tomorrow. NSW have selected a team blended with youth and experience and are hungry to emulate the success of past state teams.

Sawtell Pair Blitz Country Champs

Thu 22 Jan 2015

Winning an event at the 2015 Stramit Country SLS NSW Championships is one achievement; taking out more than 10 races is astonishing.

Warilla Sisters Keep It In The Family

Tue 20 Jan 2015

One likes the swim, while the other prefers the board; either way identical twins Georgia and Claire Ridding from Warilla Barrack Point SLSC enjoyed a busy, but successful Country Championship.

Byron Bay Are 2015 Country Champions

Sun 18 Jan 2015

It may have been tight after the second day of competition, but defending champions Byron Bay have powered home to victory on the final morning of the 2015 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships.

Byron Holds Narrow Lead After Country Champs Day 2

Sat 17 Jan 2015

Defending champions Byron Bay have surged into the lead in the club point-score after a highly entertaining second day of the NSW Country Championships.

Surf's Up - Burridge Takes Gold at Country Championships

Sat 17 Jan 2015

Former Australian world surfing champion Pam Burridge has added another title to her already considerable list of achievements; triple country champion.

Country Champs Day 1 - Cudgen Headland Take The Lead

Fri 16 Jan 2015

Cudgen Headland hold a narrow lead over rivals Byron Bay after an exciting day of competition at the first day of the 2015 Stramit NSW Country Championships.

Country Champs A Family Affair For Woolgoolga SLSC

Fri 16 Jan 2015

Twins Emily and Jak Snowling, along with best friend Emily Bell endured a cold initiation in their first ever race at the Country Championships, but the excitable youngsters didn’t mind a bit.

Country Champs Athlete Profile: Tiffany & Logan Coote

Thu 15 Jan 2015

With the 2015 Stramit NSW Country Championships beginning Friday at Mollymook, SLSNSW takes a look at some of those hoping to make their mark on the event. In our final profile, we introduce two siblings from the host club who will be making their Country Championships debut.

Country Champs Athlete Profile: Klinkers Family

Wed 14 Jan 2015

With the 2015 Stramit NSW Country Championships just around the corner, SLSNSW takes a look at some of those hoping to make their mark on the event.

Country Champs Athlete Profile: Isaac Sanderson

Wed 14 Jan 2015

With the 2015 Stramit NSW Country Championships just around the corner, SLSNSW takes a look at some of those hoping to make their mark on the event.

NSW Country Crowned Trans-Tasman Winners

Tue 13 Jan 2015

Three days of dominance has resulted in NSW Country defending the Trans-Tasman series they won in 2013. It’s also the first time that they have won the title in Australia, and is made extra special by the fact that the series was hosted in a country region.

Country Champs Athlete Profile: Kalani Ives

Tue 13 Jan 2015

With the 2015 Stramit NSW Country Championships just around the corner, SLSNSW takes a look at some of those hoping to make their mark on the event.

Country Champs Athlete Profile: Scout Hembrow

Tue 13 Jan 2015

With the 2015 Stramit NSW Country Championships just around the corner, SLSNSW takes a look at some of those hoping to make their mark on the event.

Country Champs Countdown: 3 Days To Go

Tue 13 Jan 2015

The wait is almost over for the nearly 1200 athletes, parents, supporters and officials who will make the journey to Mollymook for the 2015 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships.

Country Champs Athlete Profile: Hugh Stewart

Mon 12 Jan 2015

With the 2015 Stramit NSW Country Championships just around the corner, SLSNSW takes a look at some of those hoping to make their mark on the event.

Country Champs Athlete Profile: Finn Askew

Mon 12 Jan 2015

With the 2015 Stramit NSW Country Championships just around the corner, SLSNSW takes a look at some of those hoping to make their mark on the event.

Country Champs Athlete Profile: Mia Bales

Sun 11 Jan 2015

With the 2015 Stramit NSW Country Championships just around the corner, SLSNSW takes a look at some of those hoping to make their mark on the event.

Country Champs Athlete Profile: Peter Hill

Sun 11 Jan 2015

With the 2015 Stramit NSW Country Championships just around the corner, SLSNSW takes a look at some of those hoping to make their mark on the event.

Country Champs Athlete Profile: Luke Chaffer

Sat 10 Jan 2015

With the 2015 Stramit NSW Country Championships just around the corner, SLSNSW takes a look at some of those hoping to make their mark on the event.

Country Champs Athlete Profile: Paige Leishman

Fri 9 Jan 2015

With the 2015 Stramit NSW Country Championships just around the corner, SLSNSW takes a look at some of those hoping to make their mark on the event.

Eyes on the Prize as Teams Square-Up for Trans-Tasman Supremacy

Fri 9 Jan 2015

Three competitions, three teams, one dream. That’s the equation for those competing in the bi-ennale Trans-Tasman Series which gets underway on the South Coast from tomorrow.

Country Champs Athlete Profile: Peter McKay

Thu 8 Jan 2015

With the 2015 Stramit NSW Country Championships just around the corner, SLSNSW takes a look at some of those hoping to make their mark on the event.

Country Champs Athlete Profile: Cooper Schubert

Wed 7 Jan 2015

With the 2015 Stramit NSW Country Championships just around the corner, SLSNSW takes a look at some of those hoping to make their mark on the event.

Country Champs Athlete Profile: Holly Abbey

Tue 6 Jan 2015

With the 2015 Stramit NSW Country Championships just around the corner, SLSNSW takes a look at some of those hoping to make their mark on the event. Holly Abbey is already building an impressive resume on the beach notching up State and Country wins in 2014.

Country Champs Athlete Profile: Rhys Flood

Mon 5 Jan 2015

With the 2015 Stramit NSW Country Championships just around the corner, SLSNSW takes a look at some of those hoping to make their mark on the event. Today we profile Rhys Flood from Broulee Surfers SLC.

Clubbie Profile December: Nixy Krite

Tue 23 Dec 2014

Our Clubbie Profile for the month of December is the Nixy Krite from South Maroubra SLSC. Nixy took some time out of her busy clubbie schedule to chat to us about what being a clubbie means to her.

Excitement Builds as Country Champs Loom

Thu 18 Dec 2014

Hours of training and dedication will be put to the ultimate test next month as thousands of athletes, officials, and supporters prepare to descend on Mollymook Beach for the 2015 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships.

North Coast Brothers Make it a Family Affair

Wed 17 Dec 2014

Having one child on a representative team is fantastic, two certainly gives cause to smile, but imagine having four.

NSW Team to Represent at Interstate Championships

Mon 15 Dec 2014

The NSW team to contest next month’s Interstate titles has been named.

Sydney Northern Beaches are Interbranch Champions

Sun 14 Dec 2014

Sydney Northern Beaches have regained the Interbranch Championship in style after holding off rivals Sydney with a determined display on a pulsating day two of action to conclude the 2014 Championships.

Interbranch Surf Champs Off to Flying Start

Sat 13 Dec 2014

Defending Interbranch champions Sydney are fighting a tough battle to retain their title at the conclusion of the first day of the championships on Saturday.

Inland Surf Boat Crew to Row in Gallipoli

Fri 12 Dec 2014

The City of Goulburn is known for producing great sports men and women. Goulburn now has its very own surf boat crew, who are preparing to represent the inland city in the Gallipoli 100 surf boat race in Turkey next April in conjunction with the 100th anniversary commemorations.

Interbranch Championships To Begin Saturday

Wed 10 Dec 2014

With regional bragging rights on the line, there will be plenty of high quality competition when the annual NSW Interbranch Championships gets underway on Saturday.

Summer of Surf Heads To Thirroul

Fri 5 Dec 2014

Competition in the Summer of Surf series is heating up as athletes, officials and spectators prepare to head south to Thirroul beach this weekend.

What Is The Summer of Surf?

Wed 12 Nov 2014

The future of Surf Sports is here and the Summer of Surf is set to revolutionise the competitive surf life saving season this year.

Regional Athletes Get A Head Start

Mon 10 Nov 2014

Regional athletes and coaches from the South Coast will get the opportunity to learn from the best during the Coaching the Coast Clinic, to be held at Mollymook SLSC on 29 & 30 November 2014.

Beko Best of the Best Surf Boat Challenge

Fri 7 Nov 2014

Who will be the 'best' surf boat crews this season? The top NSW crews will fight it out at the Beko Best of the Best Surf Boat Challenge in March 2015, proudly supported by Beko and Staminade.

2014 High Performance Beach Clinic Participants Selected

Tue 4 Nov 2014

The 2014 NSW Beach High Performance Clinic is open to beach athletes from U15 to Open's and will be held on the 23 November 2014 at Newport.

Clubbie Profile October: Rachelle King

Fri 31 Oct 2014

Our Clubbie Profile for October 2014 is Rachelle King from Terrigal SLSC, an absolute legend in surf sports.

2015 Country Team Announced

Fri 31 Oct 2014

Surf Life Saving NSW has had a proud and successful history of representative teams, including the NSW Country Team.

Summer’s Next Big Wave Comes to Fox Sports

Fri 31 Oct 2014

In what is the biggest television deal in the history of Surf Life Saving, Fox Sports will launch the Summer of Surf on Saturday night November 29.

WADA Updates Prohibited Substance List

Tue 14 Oct 2014

With the 2014/15 surf sports season upon us, now is a good time to familiarise yourself with the World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA) updated prohibited substance list for athletes.

2014 High Performance Camp Participants Selected

Fri 3 Oct 2014

The 2014 NSW High Performance Camp is open to Ski, Board and Swim athletes from U15 to Open's and will be held from 24-25 October 2014 at the elite Surfing Australia High Performance Centre at Casuarina.

SLSNSW Unearths Talented Athletes

Mon 29 Sep 2014

Surf Life Saving NSW’s brightest young surf sport stars have been honing their skills at the NSW Talented Athletes Program (TAP) on Sydney’s Northern Beaches during the holidays.

Talented Athlete Program athletes announced

Tue 9 Sep 2014

Congratulations to the athletes selected in the 2014 SLSNSW Talented Athlete Program (TAP).

NSW Pool Rescue Team Triumphant In NZ

Wed 3 Sep 2014

Twelve athletes from the NSW U18 development team that travelled to New Zealand have returned this week with an incredible 19 medal haul at the NZ Pool Rescue Championships in Auckland.

NSW athletes line up for KNG trial

Tue 2 Sep 2014

Some of the biggest names in surf sports will be battling it out for a place in this year’s Kellogg’s Nutri-Grain Ironman and Ironwoman Series at Salt Beach, Kingscliff this weekend.

NSW Clubbies Impress On The Global Sporting Stage

Fri 29 Aug 2014

Three NSW clubbies from Coogee SLSC and Bondi LSC have had huge success on the international sporting stage in August.

Development Squad Ready To Face The Kiwis

Fri 29 Aug 2014

A squad of Surf Life Saving NSW’s brightest young pool rescue athletes has arrived in New Zealand to test themselves against that country’s best pool competitors at the 2014 New Zealand Pool Championships in Auckland this weekend.

North Coast Academy Program To Help Develop Regional Surf Sports Athletes

Fri 22 Aug 2014

Surf Life Saving NSW has partnered with the North Coast Academy of Sport to ensure more athletes from regional NSW are exposed to leading development pathways and training methods.

Terrigal Dominates NSW Pool Rescue Championships

Mon 28 Jul 2014

Terrigal SLSC has once again dominated the NSW Pool Rescue Championships over the weekend at Peninsula Leisure Centre, Woy Woy.

Pool Rescue Championships Set To Start

Wed 23 Jul 2014

Surf athletes will turn their attention from the ocean to the pool this weekend (26-27 July) for the 2014 NSW Pool Rescue Championships at the Peninsula Leisure Centre, Woy Woy.

NSW Pool Rescue Development Team Announced

Mon 21 Jul 2014

Congratulations and good luck to the members selected in the 2014 NSW Pool Rescue Development Team which will travel to New Zealand for the New Zealand Pool Championships next month.

NSW IRB Teams Dominate At Aussies

Mon 21 Jul 2014

NSW clubs have dominated the top tier of the overall standings at the 2014 Australian IRB Championships held at Kingscliff over the weekend.

Kiama Downs 2014 NSW IRB Champions

Mon 30 Jun 2014

Kiama Downs SLSC is the 2014 NSW Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) Champion after a weekend of gruelling competition at South West Rocks.

South West Rocks Readies For IRB State Championships

Fri 20 Jun 2014

The 2014 NSW Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) Championships are but a week away with surf clubs around the state preparing for the three day event in South West Rocks.

NSW IRB Interstate and Development Teams Announced

Fri 20 Jun 2014

Congratulations and good luck to all members selected in the 2014 NSW IRB Team and NSW IRB Development Team to compete at the Australian Interstate Championships on Friday the 18th of July at Kingscliff.

Kiama Downs Wins Third Straight IRB Premiership

Wed 18 Jun 2014

Kiama Downs SLSC has cemented its dynasty by taking out the 2014 NSW IRB Premiership Series for the third year in a row at Woonona over the weekend.

IRB Premiership Champion To Be Crowned At Woonona

Wed 11 Jun 2014

The final rounds of the NSW IRB (Inflatable Rescue Boat) Premiership will look to conclude the series and crown the champion at Woonona in the Illawarra this weekend.

IRB Competition Heats Up in Terrigal

Tue 10 Jun 2014

Defending champions Kiama Downs SLSC remain in the lead after Round 3 of the Surf Life Saving NSW IRB Premiership Series held at Terrigal SLSC on 8-9 June 2014.

NSW IRB Premiership Heads to Terrigal

Tue 3 Jun 2014

The third round of the NSW IRB (Inflatable Rescue Boat) Premiership heads to Terrigal this Saturday with four local clubs looking to catch the competition front-runners.

IRB Premiership Postponed Due To Dangerous Surf

Mon 26 May 2014

The finals for Round 2 of the 2014 NSW IRB Premiership Series were postponed over the weekend due to dangerous surf at Batemans Bay.

Round 2 of NSW IRB Competition Heads to Batemans Bay

Wed 21 May 2014

The second round of the NSW IRB (Inflatable Rescue Boat) Premiership heads to Batemans Bay this weekend.

Kiama Downs Ahead In NSW IRB Premiership

Mon 12 May 2014

Defending Premiership Champions, Kiama Downs SLSC, continued their dominance in 2014 with a comfortable win in round 1 of the 2014 NSW Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) Premiership Series.

Rubber Duckies Return For Premiership

Wed 7 May 2014

It's racing season again as the 2014 NSW Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) Premiership is set to kick off this weekend at Collaroy Beach on Sydney’s Northern Beaches.

NSW Athletes Named in Worlds Line-up

Thu 1 May 2014

NSW athletes feature prominently in the line-up for the Australian Life Saving Team to contest this year’s World Life Saving Championships, Rescue 2014, in France in September.

NSW Surf Life Saving Championships to Remain on Central Coast

Mon 31 Mar 2014

A successful partnership between Gosford City Council and Surf Life Saving NSW will see the country’s largest surf sports event remain on the Central Coast for the next two years.

NSW Surf Athletes off to Aussies

Fri 28 Mar 2014

The Australian Surf Life Saving Championships 2014, The Aussies, will kick off in Scarborough next week with seven action-packed days between March 31 and April 6, featuring 5000 surf lifesaving competitors and the who’s who of surf sports.

Central Coast Masters Reign at State Champs

Mon 17 Mar 2014

The NSW Surf Life Saving Masters Championships supported by ClubsNSW and staged at Umina and Ocean beaches on the Central Coast over the weekend produced another batch of team and individual state champions aged over thirty.

Far South Coast Show Off at NSW Surf Life Saving Masters Championships

Mon 17 Mar 2014

The NSW Surf Life Saving Masters Championships supported by ClubsNSW and staged at Umina and Ocean beaches on the Central Coast over the weekend produced another batch of team and individual state champions aged over thirty.

Hunter Masters Show How It's Done at NSW Championships

Mon 17 Mar 2014

The NSW Surf Life Saving Masters Championships supported by ClubsNSW and staged at Umina and Ocean beaches on the Central Coast over the weekend produced another batch of team and individual state champions aged over thirty.

Illawarra Athletes Shine at NSW Surf Life Saving Masters Championships

Mon 17 Mar 2014

The NSW Surf Life Saving Masters Championships supported by ClubsNSW and staged at Umina and Ocean beaches on the Central Coast over the weekend produced another batch of team and individual state champions aged over thirty.

South Coast Makes an Impression at NSW Surf Life Saving Masters Championships

Mon 17 Mar 2014

The NSW Surf Life Saving Masters Championships supported by ClubsNSW and staged at Umina and Ocean beaches on the Central Coast over the weekend produced another batch of team and individual state champions aged over thirty.

Master's Athlete Sets Sights On English Channel World Record

Mon 17 Mar 2014

Sydney athletes have come out with plenty of big results at the culmination of the 2014 NSW Surf Life Saving Masters Championships over the weekend at Ocean Beach/Umina.

Northern Beaches Again Strong At Masters Championships

Mon 17 Mar 2014

Sydney Northern Beaches surf clubs have maintained their dominance in NSW after gaining the clean sweep of taking out the Age, Opens and Masters Championships at the 2014 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships supported by ClubsNSW.

Small Yamba Team Wins Big At Masters Championships

Mon 17 Mar 2014

One of the smallest teams at the 2014 NSW Surf Life Saving Masters Championships, Yamba SLSC, turned out an almighty medal haul with the team of three winning more medals than they had people over the weekend.

Queenscliff Wins 2014 NSW Masters Championships

Sun 16 Mar 2014

Queenscliff Surf Life Saving Club has topped the overall poinstcore at the 2014 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships supported by ClubsNSW.

A Toast To The Masters

Sat 15 Mar 2014

The NSW Surf Life Saving Championships is an interesting beast with three very distinct faces. It’s a unique event whose main attraction; the athletes, offer up some very different back stories depending on what weekend of the Championships it is.

Masters Of The Surf Ready For State Championships

Thu 13 Mar 2014

The 2014 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships supported by ClubsNSW comes to a close this weekend with the Masters Championships at Ocean Beach-Umina.

Local Success at State Champs

Mon 10 Mar 2014

For the second year the Central Coast’s Umina and Ocean Beach SLSCs staged the NSW Open Surf Life Saving Championships proudly supported by ClubsNSW.

North Bondi Riding the Crest

Mon 10 Mar 2014

Former Uncle Toby’s ironman Scott Thompson has put North Bondi SLSC’s female water competitors on the crest in the competition arena at Umina and Ocean beaches, host clubs for the NSW Open Surf Life Saving Championship.

Carberry Leads The South At 2014 State Championships

Mon 10 Mar 2014

The final day of the 2014 NSW Surf Life Saving Opens Championships culminated in dramatic fashion with some big upsets and plenty of action under perfect sunshine at Ocean Beach/Umina.

Hunter Clubs Reign at NSW Surf Life Saving Open Champs

Mon 10 Mar 2014

Surf Life Saving Clubs from the Hunter have shown off their skills at the open competition of the 2014 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships, supported by ClubsNSW, held at Ocean Beach and Umina from 7-9 March 2014.

Sydney Surf Life Saving Clubs Reign at SLS Championships

Mon 10 Mar 2014

Surf Life Saving Clubs from Sydney have dominated the open competition at the 2014 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships, supported by ClubsNSW, held at Ocean Beach and Umina from 7-9 March 2014.

Newport SLSC Claims Top Gong at NSW Surf Life Saving Open Champs

Mon 10 Mar 2014

Newport Surf Life Saving Club from Sydney’s Northern Beaches has been crowned the overall winner at the 2014 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships, supported by ClubsNSW and held at Ocean Beach and Umina from 7-9 March.

Age Is No Barrier For North Coast's Surf Sports Stars

Mon 10 Mar 2014

The 2014 NSW Surf Life Saving Opens Championships supported by ClubsNSW concluded on Sunday in brilliant fashion with a raft of finals across multiple disciplines including the Ironperson, Ski, Board, Surf Boat Rowing, Swim and Beach Flags.

Carberry and Miller Star As 2014 State Champs Conclude

Sun 9 Mar 2014

The final day of the 2014 NSW Surf Life Saving Opens Championships culminated in dramatic fashion with some big upsets and plenty of action under perfect sunshine at Ocean Beach/Umina.

Newport Lead the Charge After Day Two

Sat 8 Mar 2014

After a fierce day of competition, surf lifesaving athletes aged 14 and above have battled it out on the beach and in the water with Newport SLSC leading the overall pointscore ahead of Manly LSC and North Cronulla SLSC at the conclusion of Day Two.

NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships Begin

Fri 7 Mar 2014

The state’s best lifesavers and surf sports athletes fought it out today for the first day of competition at the 2014 NSW Surf Life Saving Opens Championships at Ocean Beach/Umina.

Far North’s Finest Win Medals At State Champs

Tue 4 Mar 2014

The NSW Surf Lifesaving Age Championships supported by ClubsNSW staged at Umina and Ocean beaches on the Central Coast over the weekend produced another batch of team and individual state under 9 to under 14 champions.

Manly LSC Dominate 2014 NSW Age Championships

Tue 4 Mar 2014

Manly LSC has maintained its reputation as the premier junior surf sports nursery in the state at the 2014 NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships supported by ClubsNSW with the club winning its fifth overall point score title in as many years.

Local Clubs in the Hunt for Success

Tue 4 Mar 2014

The NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships supported by ClubsNSW and staged at Umina and Ocean beaches on the Central Coast over the weekend produced another batch of team and individual state champions, and Hunter athletes took their fair share of the accolades.

South Coast Athletes Impress at 2014 State Championships

Tue 4 Mar 2014

The NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships supported by ClubsNSW and staged at Umina and Ocean beaches on the Central Coast over the weekend produced another batch of team and individual state under 9 to under 14 champions.

Avoca Tops The Coast At 2014 State Champs

Tue 4 Mar 2014

The NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships supported by ClubsNSW and staged at Umina and Ocean beaches on the Central Coast over the weekend produced another batch of team and individual state under 9 to under 14 champions.

Illawarra Sand Rats Sensation

Tue 4 Mar 2014

Helensburgh-Stanwell Park Surf Life Saving Club’s success story continued in the junior ranks at the three-day NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships staged at Umina and Ocean beaches on the Central Coast.

Iron Ryan Wins Premier Title

Tue 4 Mar 2014

At this year’s Junior State Championships, Under 14 competitor Ryan Carroll stands out above the crowd, literally and figuratively.

Sydney Juniors Go Hard at State

Tue 4 Mar 2014

The NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships supported by ClubsNSW and staged at Umina and Ocean beaches on the Central Coast over the weekend produced another batch of team and individual state under 9 to under 14 champions for Sydney clubs.

Dramatic Day Of Finals At State Championships

Sun 2 Mar 2014

The NSW Surf Lifesaving Age Championships supported by ClubsNSW staged at Umina and Ocean beaches on the Central Coast over the weekend produced another batch of team and individual state under 9 to under 14 champions.

Emotions Run High During An Epic Day Of Competition At State Champs

Sat 1 Mar 2014

Avoca Surf Life Saving Club remains the only non-Sydney team among the top clubs following day two of the NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships.

Wild Weather Clouds Opening Day of State Championships

Fri 28 Feb 2014

Wild, wet and windy conditions soaked more than 3500 youngsters aged under 9 to under 14 on day one of the New South Wales Surf Lifesaving Age Championships supported by ClubsNSW.

Juniors Assemble For NSW Championships

Tue 25 Feb 2014

Over three thousand of the state’s finest junior surf sports stars are set to descend on Ocean Beach/Umina for the first major weekend of the 2014 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships supported by ClubsNSW.

Lifesaving Weekend Kicks Off 2014 State Championships

Mon 24 Feb 2014

The 2014 State Championships supported by ClubsNSW got underway over the weekend with lifesavers from across the state competing in both the Champion Lifesaver and Patrol Competitions at Ocean Beach/Umina.

NSW Surf Life Saving Championships Launched With ClubsNSW

Wed 12 Feb 2014

The 2014 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships supported by ClubsNSW were launched today at Ocean Beach-Umina on the NSW Central Coast.

NSW Finish Second At Interstate Championships

Fri 24 Jan 2014

NSW has finished second to arch rivals Qld in the 2014 Interstate Championships at Newport Beach (Sydney) on Friday.

Far South Coast Athletes Perform at Country Champs

Mon 20 Jan 2014

Athletes from the Far South Coast made a solid impression at the 2014 Stramit NSW Country Championships held at Mollymook Beach from 17-19 January.

Far North Coast Athletes Too Strong At Country Champs

Mon 20 Jan 2014

The Far North Coast region has once again proved its strength in Surf Sports with five surf clubs finishing in the top 20 overall Club Point Score at the 2014 Stramit Country Championships.

North Coast Athletes Dominate at Country Champs

Mon 20 Jan 2014

Surf Life Saving athletes from the North Coast made a solid impression at the 2014 Stramit NSW Country Championships held at Mollymook Beach from January 17-19.

Kim Winter Flies the Flag for Forster

Mon 20 Jan 2014

Solo Forster SLSC competitor Kim Winter made the worthwhile journey to Mollymook Beach for the 2014 Stramit NSW Country Championships from 17-19 January scooping up 3 gold medals and a bronze.

Mid North Coast Athletes Pick Up Medals at Country Champs

Mon 20 Jan 2014

Athletes from the Mid North Coast made the journey to Mollymook Beach for the 2014 Stramit NSW Country Championships from 17-19 January.

Byron Bay Wins 2014 Stramit NSW Country Champs

Sun 19 Jan 2014

Byron Bay Surf Life Saving Club are the 2014 Stramit Country Champions following a tremendous three days of competition at Mollymook Beach this weekend.

Byron Takes The Lead At Surf Life Saving Country Champs

Sat 18 Jan 2014

In a huge well rounded effort Byron Bay SLSC has taken the lead on Day 2 of the 2014 Stramit Country Championships at Mollymook Beach on Saturday.

Stramit Country Champs Up and Running

Fri 17 Jan 2014

Beautiful weather, mostly light winds and unseasonably warm water greeted excited competitors on Friday for the first day of the 2014 Stramit Surf Life Saving Country Championships at Mollymook Beach.

Stramit Country Championships To Start Next Week

Fri 10 Jan 2014

The 2014 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships is set to kick off next Friday at the new venue of Mollymook Beach on the state’s South Coast.

Sydney Team Returns To The Top At Interbranch

Mon 16 Dec 2013

After losing the title in 2012, Sydney Branch are once again the Interbranch Champions topping their main rivals Sydney Northern Beaches over the weekend at Soldiers Beach on the Central Coast.

Sydney Northern Beaches Finish Second at Interbranch

Mon 16 Dec 2013

Sydney Northern Beaches are no longer the Interbranch Champions falling just short of their long-time rivals Sydney, to finish second at the 2013 Interbranch Championships at Soldiers Beach.

Illawarra Dominate Beach Events At Interbranch

Mon 16 Dec 2013

The team most at home on the sand once again dominated the beach events at the 2013 Interbranch Championships at Soldiers Beach on the Central Coast.

Strong Showing For South Coast Ahead Of Country Champs

Mon 16 Dec 2013

The South Coast Branch had a strong hit out finishing second out of the Country Branches at the 2013 Interbranch Championships on Soldiers Beach at the Central Coast this weekend.

North Coast Take on Best of the Best

Mon 16 Dec 2013

The North Coast has done their Branch proud at the 2013 NSW Surf Life Saving Interbranch Championships at Soldiers Beach SLSC on the Central Coast.

Young Stars Help Lower North Coast Rebuild At 2013 Interbranch

Mon 16 Dec 2013

The Lower North Coast team have finished fifth in the Country Standings, topping the Far South Coast team despite fielding a smaller squad during the Interbranch Championships at Soldiers Beach over the weekend.

Momentum Building For Far South Coast Bears

Mon 16 Dec 2013

The Far South Coast branch is starting to build momentum in Surf Sports, with the team fielding the largest ever squad for last weekend’s Interbranch Championships at Soldiers Beach on the Central Coast.

Hunter Athletes Make Themselves Known

Mon 16 Dec 2013

In some very testing conditions, Hunter competitors worked hard to secure fourth place at the 2013 NSW Surf Life Saving Interbranch Championships at Soldiers Beach on the Central Coast.

CC Sandcrabs Third at Interbranch Champs

Mon 16 Dec 2013

Central Coast athletes have ensured a top three placing for the branch at the 2013 NSW Surf Life Saving Interbranch Championships held on their home turf at Soldiers Beach.

MNC Take on the Best of the Best

Mon 16 Dec 2013

It was a real family affair for the Mid North Coast Branch at the 2013 NSW Surf Life Saving Interbranch Championships at Soldiers Beach SLSC on the NSW Central Coast.

FNC Takes Out Country Pointscore at Interbranch

Mon 16 Dec 2013

Far North Coast competitors have done their branch proud at the 2013 NSW Surf Life Saving Interbranch Championships, snatching the Overall Country Pointscore from South Coast rivals.

Sydney Wins Interbranch Champs and NSW Team Announced

Sun 15 Dec 2013

Sydney Branch are the 2013 Interbranch Champions. The team are once again the strongest in NSW after nudging out last year’s champions Sydney Northern Beaches and the Central Coast team at Soldiers Beach this weekend.

NSW Interstate Team Selected for 2014

Sun 15 Dec 2013

Selectors have announced the athletes who have been offered places in the NSW Surf Life Saving team to contest the Interstate Titles in January 2014.

Sydney Branch Takes Early Lead At Interbranch Championships

Sat 14 Dec 2013

After a tightly fought day of competition Sydney Branch is in the lead following day one of the 2013 NSW Surf Life Saving Interbranch Championships at Soldiers Beach on the Central Coast.

2014 Country Champs Launched At Mollymook

Tue 10 Dec 2013

The 2014 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships has been launched at Mollymook Beach, the new home of the championships for the next two years.

NSW Surf Elite Compete At Interbranch

Mon 9 Dec 2013

Up to 400 of the best Surf Life Saving athletes from all over NSW will descend on Soldiers Beach this weekend for the 2013 NSW Interbranch Championships.

Surf Life Saving Recognised At NSW Sport Federation Awards

Fri 29 Nov 2013

Surf Life Saving had a strong showing at the 2013 NSW Sports Federation Awards, taking out three categories on Thursday night (28/11/13).

Central Coast Lifesavers Win Big at 2GO Awards

Mon 25 Nov 2013

Congratulations to the Central Coast lifesavers who received awards at the Central Coast Sports Federation Awards held at Mingara on 16 November.

Regional Athletes Get A Head Start

Mon 25 Nov 2013

Over 30 regional athletes and coaches from the south coast got the opportunity to learn from the best at last weekend’s Coaching the Coast Clinic at Broulee Surfers SLSC.

Aussies 2014: Early Bird Entry

Mon 18 Nov 2013

To celebrate the return of the Australian Surf Life Saving Championships to WA and entries opening for the highly anticipated 2014 event, SLSA and Tourism WA’s Eventscorp are offering SLSC's the chance to win $5,000 towards their Aussies 2014 Western Australian Experience!

Wet N Wild Sydney Nippers

Fri 1 Nov 2013

Western Sydney’s first ever nippers club was officially announced thanks to a unique partnership between Surf Life Saving NSW and Wet’n’Wild Sydney.

NSW Athletes Make A Splash in New Zealand

Tue 15 Oct 2013

Twelve athletes from Surf Life Saving NSW (SLSNSW) have returned after participating in the U18 Development Team New Zealand Tour held in Hamilton, NZ from 9-13 October 2013.

Juniors Work Hard at TAP

Tue 8 Oct 2013

New South Wales’ U13-15 future surf sport stars were busy in the final days of their school holidays at the NSW Talented Athletes Program (TAP) on Sydney’s Northern Beaches.

Surf Athletes Visit High Performance Centre

Fri 27 Sep 2013

Some of the state’s most elite Surf Life Saving athletes will be undergoing state of the art physical testing and training this weekend at the Surfing Australia High Performance Centre at Casuarina Beach.

Sun Protection Resources for Clubs

Tue 10 Sep 2013

With summer just around the corner now is a great time to review or develop a sun protection policy for your club to ensure your organisation is fulfilling its duty of care with regard to sun safety.

Interview With Rachelle King- 2013 Pool Rescue Champion Club Captain

Wed 21 Aug 2013

Terrigal SLSC became the first NSW team to be crowned the Australian Pool Rescue Champions since 2008 after winning the event over the weekend at the Sleeman Sports Complex in Brisbane.

Terrigal SLSC Wins Gold At National Pool Rescue Championships

Mon 19 Aug 2013

Terrigal SLSC has been crowned the 2013 Australian Pool Rescue Club Champions at the national titles in Queensland.

NSW Athletes Ready For 2013 Australian Pool Rescue Championships

Fri 16 Aug 2013

430 Surf Life Saving (SLS) athletes from 47 clubs around Australia, and one from New Zealand, will converge at the Sleeman Sports Complex in Brisbane this coming weekend for Surf Life Saving Australia’s (SLSA) Australian Pool Rescue Championships (August 16-18).

Pool Athletes Head to New Zealand

Fri 9 Aug 2013

SLSNSW has selected 12 athletes to compete in the New Zealand (NZ) Pool Rescue Championships to be held in Hamilton, New Zealand.

Northern Beaches Lifesavers Receive Top Honours At SLSNSW Awards

Wed 7 Aug 2013

A multitude of Sydney Northern Beaches Surf Lifesavers have received top honours at the annual Surf Life Saving NSW Awards of Excellence proudly presented by Stramit Building Products on Saturday August 3rd in Sydney.

ILS Rescue 2014 Officials Nominations

Wed 7 Aug 2013

The ILS Sport Commission is calling for applications from suitable qualified and experienced Referees/Technical Officials who wish to be considered to officiate at the various Lifesaving World Championships to be held at Rescue 2014, in Montpellier/Le Grand Motte, France in September 2014.

Hunter Branch Honoured At Surf Life Saving Awards Of Excellence

Wed 7 Aug 2013

Surf Lifesavers from the Hunter and the branch itself have received top honours at the annual Surf Life Saving NSW Awards of Excellence proudly presented by Stramit Building Products in Sydney on Saturday 3rd August.

Top Lifesavers Honoured At SLSNSW Awards Of Excellence

Wed 7 Aug 2013

Far North Coast Surf Lifesavers have achieved top honours at the annual Surf Life Saving NSW Awards of Excellence presented by Stramit Building Products in Sydney on Saturday 3rd August.

NSW Clubbies Dominate Molokai Paddleboard World Champs

Tue 30 Jul 2013

NSW clubbies have stolen the limelight in the 17th Annual Molokai-2-Oahu Paddleboard World Championships in Hawaii over the weekend (July 28th).

NSW Pool Rescue Champs Fought and Won

Mon 29 Jul 2013

Event favourite Terrigal SLSC has convincingly taken out the NSW Pool Rescue Championships over the weekend at Peninsula Leisure Centre, Woy Woy.

Aussie Athletes Lead Charge in Surf Rescue Challenge

Thu 25 Jul 2013

A new look 13-strong Australian Life Saving Team named for the International Surf Rescue Challenge in Japan in September includes seven of the best NSW competitors.

Pool Rescue Championships On The Starting Blocks

Tue 23 Jul 2013

Surf athletes will turn their attention from the ocean to the pool this weekend (27-28 July) for the 2013 NSW Pool Rescue Championships at the Peninsula Leisure Centre, Woy Woy.

South Maroubra SLSC Best Of The Blues at Aussies

Mon 22 Jul 2013

South Maroubra SLSC have finished second at the 2013 Australian IRB Championships at Mindil Beach in Darwin over the weekend.

NSW Narrowly Misses Out at IRB Interstate

Fri 19 Jul 2013

NSW was trumped for the second this week by Queenslanders at the Interstate Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) Championships held at Mindil Beach, Darwin.

NSW IRB Team Takes on Australia's Best

Thu 18 Jul 2013

The NSW IRB (Inflatable Rescue Boat) team will show off their superior skills racing at the Interstate and Australian IRB Championships this Friday 20 to Sunday 22 July 2012 at Ocean Beach SLSC on the NSW Central Coast.

Pool Rescue Athletes Develop Their Skills

Thu 18 Jul 2013

Surf athletes from across the state concentrated on developing their skills in the pool last weekend at the 2013 SLSNSW Pool Rescue Clinic & Pool Rescue High Performance Program at St Ignatius College (Riverview)in Lane Cove, Sydney.

Bonds Rashies for 2013-14 Season

Wed 17 Jul 2013

Surf Life Saving has negotiated a national deal with Bonds to provide subsidised rash vests for nippers.

NSW Rubber Duckie Team Go For Gold

Tue 16 Jul 2013

The NSW IRB (Inflatable Rescue Boat) team will be racing for a gold medal and national supremacy at the Interstate IRB Championships on Thursday 18th July at Mindil Beach, Darwin.

NSW Athletes Head to France

Fri 5 Jul 2013

The Australian Life Saving Squad has been announced with 10 of the 24 strong squad being Surf Life Saving NSW athletes.

Surf Lifesaving Paddlers Head to Germany

Mon 24 Jun 2013

Four surf lifesavers have been chosen to represent Australia at the 2013 Canoe Sprint World Championships in Duisberg Germany.

Kiama Downs SLSC Wins Back-to-Back IRB Premiership Series

Mon 24 Jun 2013

Kiama Downs SLSC has clinched victory in the 2013 NSW IRB Premiership Series at the back up venue of Palm Beach (Sydney’s Northern Beaches) over the weekend.

Coogee Lifesaver to Attempt English Channel Swim

Thu 20 Jun 2013

Coogee SLSC Lifesaver Matt Fernandez will attempt to swim the English Channel in just under a month.

IRB Premiership Champion To Be Crowned At Newport Beach

Wed 19 Jun 2013

The final rounds of the NSW IRB (Inflatable Rescue Boat) Premiership will look to conclude the series and crown the champion at Newport Beach on Sydney’s Northern Beaches this weekend (22-23 June).

We Need You - Member Stories Wanted

Fri 14 Jun 2013

We are developing a Surf Life Saving NSW Online Induction and need stories from members around the State.

Caves Beach Take Out State Title

Tue 11 Jun 2013

Caves Beach SLSC is the 2013 NSW Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) State Champions.

History On The Line For Locals At NSW IRB Championships

Thu 6 Jun 2013

Defending state champions, Caves Beach SLSC, will have extra motivation to win this weekend’s 2013 NSW IRB Championships at Fingal Beach with the club looking to make IRB racing history.

Rubber Duckie State Champs Head to the Hunter

Mon 3 Jun 2013

The state's premier race event for 'rubber duckies', the 2013 NSW IRB Championships will once again head to Fingal Beach in Port Stephens on the 8-9 June.

Racing To Save Lives

Tue 28 May 2013

In 2013 participants in the Blackmore's Sydney Running Festival have the opportunity to fund raise for Surf Life Saving NSW as their charity of choice .

Kiama Takes Lead In IRB Premiership At Forster

Fri 24 May 2013

Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) crews from throughout NSW lined up for Round’s 1 and 2 of the Surf Life Saving NSW IRB Premiership at Forster on the Lower North Coast on the 18-19 May.

Flood on Fire

Fri 24 May 2013

Manly LSC's Naomi Flood has continued her strong canoe sprint world cup form with two medals in the Czech Republic.

SLSNSW Awarded for Volunteer Management

Thu 23 May 2013

In a great end to National Volunteer Week, SLSNSW picked up the Volunteer Management Award gong at the NSW Sports Federation Awards.

Round 2 of NSW IRB Heads To Forster

Wed 15 May 2013

The second round of the NSW IRB (Inflatable Rescue Boat) Premiership will look to kick off the Series at Forster on the Lower North Coast this weekend (18-19 May).

Kiama Downs Ready to Defend State Title

Fri 3 May 2013

Round 1 of the NSW IRB Premiership series kicks off this weekend at Mollymook. Defending State Champions, Kiama Downs SLSC, are the team with the target on their back.

Rescue Boat Racing Premiership Begins

Mon 29 Apr 2013

The first round of the NSW IRB (Inflatable Rescue Boat) Premiership series kicks off this weekend 4-5 May at Mollymook in the Shoalhaven.

NSW Clubs Clean Up At Aussies

Wed 24 Apr 2013

NSW Surf Life Saving Clubs have put themselves on the map at the 2013 Australian Surf Life Saving Championships bringing home a hoard of medals.

2013 SLSNSW Pool Rescue Championships

Fri 12 Apr 2013

The Pool Rescue Championships will return to the Central Coast for the 2013 State Championships from 27-28 July.

Best of the Best Boat Showdown

Thu 28 Mar 2013

The top surfboat crews in the state put it all on the line to try to claim the title of Best of the Best for 2013.

NSW IRB Premiership Locations Announced

Fri 22 Mar 2013

The 2013 NSW IRB Premiership Series and 2013 IRB State Championships have now been announced.

Fox Sports to Air State Champs Highlights

Fri 22 Mar 2013

The dates are set for the finals highlights from the 2013 Allphones Open Surf Life Saving Championships to be aired on Fox Sports 3 in April.

Aussies Surf Boats Relocation Decision

Tue 19 Mar 2013

Following inspections by the 2013 Australian Championships Event Organising Committee (AEOC) in consultation with representatives from SLSA, Gold Coast City Council and the Australian Surf Rowers League, it has been decided to relocate the surf boat events from Tugun Beach to North Kirra.

Far North Athletes at State Champs

Tue 12 Mar 2013

Athletes from Cudgen Headland made a solid impression on the results sheet at the 2013 Allphones NSW Opens Surf Life Saving Championships held at Ocean Beach-Umina from 8-10 March.

Sydney Clubs Reign at State Champs

Tue 12 Mar 2013

Sydney clubs dominated on the sand and in the water at the 2013 Allphones NSW Opens Surf Life Saving Championships held at Ocean Beach-Umina from 8-10 March.

Illawarra Beachies Dominate on the Sand

Tue 12 Mar 2013

They are called the ‘sand rats’, the Illawarra Surf Life Saving team that made history at the Allphones NSW State Surf Life Saving Championships when they claimed gold in both the men’s and women’s open beach relay and women’s open sprint final for the first time ever.

Redhead on Fire at State Champs

Tue 12 Mar 2013

Redhead SLSC surf athletes showed everyone how it’s done at the 2013 Allphones NSW Opens Surf Life Saving Championships held at Ocean Beach-Umina from 8-10 March.

South Coast Athletes Dominate at State

Tue 12 Mar 2013

Surf athletes from Warilla-Barrack Point SLSC were on fire at the 2013 Allphones NSW Opens Surf Life Saving Championships held at Ocean Beach-Umina from 8-10 March.

Newport Surf Athletes Do It For Tim

Tue 12 Mar 2013

Newport Surf Life Saving Club rode a wave of success at the 2013 Allphones NSW Open Surf Life Saving Championships held at Ocean Beach-Umina.

State Champs Wraps up on Central Coast

Mon 11 Mar 2013

More than 3000 competitors aged under 15 through to Opens battled it out over three days on the beach and in the water at the Allphones NSW Opens Surf Life Saving Championships held at Ocean Beach-Umina from 8-10 March.

NSW Ironman and Ironwoman Crowned

Sun 10 Mar 2013

The pinnacle of the Allphones NSW Surf Life Saving Championships is the Open Ironman and Ironwoman event and after a three-day fitness and endurance contest at Ocean Beach-Umina on the Central Coast, the new state champions have been crowned.

Girl Power on Show at State Champs

Fri 8 Mar 2013

For International Women’s Day, Manly Surf Life Saving Club’s superstars put on a powerful display at the Allphones NSW Opens Surf Life Saving Championships at Ocean Beach–Umina.

Turning Japanese at State Champs

Fri 8 Mar 2013

Two Japanese lifesavers are getting a healthy taste of Aussie beach culture at Ocean Beach-Umina where they have joined thousands of Open competitors at the Allphones NSW Surf Life Saving Championships.

Masters Competition Wraps Up

Thu 7 Mar 2013

The older generation of Surf Life Saving Club competitors showed what they are made of at the 2013 Allphones NSW Masters Surf Life Saving Championships held at Ocean Beach-Umina from 6-7 March.

Message from SLSNSW President - NSW Age Championships

Mon 4 Mar 2013

To all junior competitors and families who attended the NSW Age Championships this weekend at Ocean Beach-Umina.

NSW Junior Surf Champs Conclude

Mon 4 Mar 2013

Braving far from ideal conditions, around 4000 nippers took part in the 2013 Allphones NSW Surf Life Saving Championships with reigning champions Manly coming out on top once again*.

NSW Surf Life Saving Champs Go Ahead

Sat 2 Mar 2013

Junior surf competitors are braving the wet and windy conditions to compete today at the NSW Allphones Surf Life Saving Championships at Ocean Beach-Umina.

Day One of State Champs Suspended

Fri 1 Mar 2013

After a reassessment of conditions, all events for Day One of the Allphones NSW Surf Life Saving have been suspended.

Wild Weather at State Champs

Fri 1 Mar 2013

Events at the Allphones NSW Surf Life Saving Championships at Ocean Beach-Umina have been suspended or postponed due to bad weather conditions.

Surf Juniors Kick Off State Champs

Tue 26 Feb 2013

The stage is set for the 2013 Allphones NSW Surf Life Saving Championships as the state’s best surf athletes descend on Ocean Beach–Umina from Friday 1 March.

State Champs on TV

Mon 25 Feb 2013

Ever wondered what it's like to have a TV camera stuck in your face right after a big race, just like the top ironmen and women?

Free Skin Checks at State Champs

Wed 20 Feb 2013

Surf lifesavers spend a lot of time on the beach and understand the importance of protecting skin from the sun and having regular skin checks.

State Champs Official Launch

Thu 7 Feb 2013

The 2013 Allphones NSW Surf Life Saving Championships has been officially launched at Umina SLSC on the NSW Central Coast.

2013 IRB Premiership Series Announced

Wed 23 Jan 2013

Surf Life Saving NSW is seeking expressions of interest from Surf Life Saving Clubs to host rounds of the 2013 IRB Premiership Series.

NSW Team Retains Interstate Title

Tue 22 Jan 2013

Mighty efforts in the pool and on the beach by our top surf sports competitors has ensured the Interstate Trophy stays in NSW for another year.

2013 Allphones State Championships

Fri 18 Jan 2013

Entries are now open for the 2013 Allphones Surf Life Saving NSW State Championships to be held at Ocean Beach - Umina from 1-10 March 2013.

Mollymook to Host 2014 Country Champs

Wed 16 Jan 2013

In a coup for the Shoalhaven, Mollymook has been announced as the host of the 2014 and 2015 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships.

Byron Bay Hangs On To Title at Country Champs

Mon 14 Jan 2013

Reigning title holder Byron Bay has managed to claim top country club again at the 2013 Stramit Country Surf Life Saving Championships at South West Rocks.

Country Surf Champs - Day Two

Sat 12 Jan 2013

Byron Bay has taken the lead after Day 2 of the Stramit NSW Country Championships at South West Rocks, followed by Cudgen Headland, Tacking Point and Coffs Harbour.

Country Surf Athletes Hit The Rocks

Mon 7 Jan 2013

The 2013 Stramit NSW Country Surf Life Saving Championships will be held this weekend at South West Rocks on the NSW Mid North Coast.

Media Story Highlights from Interbranch

Sun 9 Dec 2012

Catch up on some of the highlights from Interbranch with this selection of stories sent to media throughout NSW.

Sydney Northern Beaches Lead at Interbranch

Sat 8 Dec 2012

Sydney Northern Beaches is in the lead after Day One of the 2012 NSW Surf Life Saving Interbranch Championships at Black Head Beach near Forster.

Surf Sports Wraps Up The Year

Thu 6 Dec 2012

It's been a big year for Surf Sports and the fourth edition of The Engine Room features a conclusive wrap up of all things water and sand.

NSW Interbranch Championships

Thu 29 Nov 2012

An elite squad from each of the 11 SLS Branches in NSW will compete at the 2012 Interbranch Championships at Black Head SLSC on 8-9 December.

Calling for Officials for ASRL Open

Thu 29 Nov 2012

The Australian Surf Rowers League is inviting interested officials to nominate for this seasons ASRL Open.

Terrigal Trumps NSW Pool Rescue Championships

Mon 26 Nov 2012

Event favourite Terrigal SLSC has convincingly taken out the NSW Pool Rescue Championships over the weekend at Woy Woy.

National Officials Review Survey

Fri 16 Nov 2012

An independent review of the National Officials Development Framework and Pathway on behalf of Surf Life Saving Australia (SLSA) is currently being conducted.

Surf Sports Season Kicks Off

Wed 24 Oct 2012

On Sunday 28 October a heavy off-season of winter training will bear fruit when the NSW Endurance Championships take place at Swansea Belmont.

Junior Lifesavers Selected for Talented Athlete Program

Mon 1 Oct 2012

Branch junior surf lifesavers have been selected to participate in the NSW Talented Athlete Program (TAP) on October 3 - 5 at the Sydney Academy of Sport in Narrabeen.

Major changes for Coolangatta Gold

Tue 28 Aug 2012

Following an in-depth review of the 2011 event, Surf Life Saving Australia has announced some big changes to the 2012 Coolangatta Gold, to be held on Sunday October 14 in Coolangatta.

Surf Athletes Hit the Pool for Rescue Championships

Thu 26 Jul 2012

Surf athletes from across NSW will test their skills in flat water at the 2012 NSW Pool Rescue Championships this weekend, 28-29 July, at Peninsula Leisure Centre Woy Woy.