Girls take on the surf


Surfing is one of the healthiest, most fun and rewarding ways to keep fit, and is also an important part of the Australian culture. For twenty-three years, girls have been meeting annually for the Girls Go Surfing Day, a women only surf event.

Hosted locally by Surfing Byron Bay this weekend, the annual event, now in its 23rd year, invites girls of all ages to have a go at learning to surf.

The Girls Go Surfing Day  is a huge weekend on the surfing calendar, and provides an opportunity for females to take part in a professional surf lesson with accredited Surfing Australia instructors. ‘Surfing is a great sport for all ages’, says Serena Adams of Surfing Byron Bay. ‘Girls, mums, aunties and grandmothers are invited to come down and have a go. It’s outdoor on our beautiful Byron Bay beaches, it’s healthy and it’s fun. Accredited Surfing Australia coaches from Surfing Byron Bay will provide lessons in a safe environment where you will learn the basics of surfing while having a great time.’

Lesson price for the event remains at $50 and will includes a two hour learn-to-surf lesson and equipment, plus each participant will receive an official event bag and T-shirt. lesson times are 10am–12noon and 12noon–2pm.To book your lesson phone 0401 099 029 or email: [email protected]

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