Mental Illness has been blown out of the water today at Bells Beach with the 16th Annual Bolt Blowers Invitational taking place at the fabled beach on Wadawurrung Country.
Kicking off with a traditional welcome to country and smoking ceremony by Wadawurrung Traditional Elder Corrina Eccles, over 160 surfers from around the state gathered to raise awareness and money for Mental Health.
The Retro Surf Comp required all competitors to surf pre-1983 surf boards adding an extra challenging element to the event.
Reigning Event Champions Team Dragon featured Former Australian Champion Xavier Huxtable and were unstoppable in the final going on to become back to back champions.
Funds raised from the event will be donated to Aboriginal Mentoring Organisation Strong Brother Strong Sister and Mental Health research charity One-In-Five.
Over 160 Surfers gather in support of Mental Health at Bells Beach and raise money for Strong Brother Strong Sister and One-In-Five.
Entries have opened for the 10th edition of the Surf Coast Century to be held on 11 September 2021 in Victoria’s Great Ocean Road region.
With the addition of the new 6.5km and 13km trail runs
Raising money and awareness for Mental Health.
Indigenous communities have gathered together on Wadawurrung Country at Urquhart Bluff for the annual Woorangalook Koori Surfing Titles over the weekend.
Events help connect, strengthen and inspire our communities, and to support their return in 2021-22 Surf Coast Shire Council has refreshed its Event Grants and Sponsorship Program.