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AAP Consulting win 2022 Surfest Women’s Pro naming rights

Surfing royalty Jodie Cooper and Pauline Menzcer drew the winner of the naming rights for the 2022 Surfest Women's Pro in Merewether today.

Surfest’s return to make a splash in 2022

Newcastle’s favourite surfing competition is set to make a triumphant return in 2022.  After being cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic, director Warren Smith says Surfest will be an incredible experience.  “It’s going to...

GALLERY: Rip Curl Newcastle Cup

Have you been down to Merewether Beach to check out the Rip Curl Newcastle Cup presented by Corona? Our photographer Peter Stoop took these incredible shots yesterday. The competition drew 52 world-class surfers...

Surf’s up for Newcastle WSL hosting gig

Newcastle is home to world surfing legends Mark Richards, Matt Hoy, Luke Egan, Ryan Callinan and Philippa Anderson, to name just a few. So, it’s apt the region will host 52 of the...

Surfers raise $8500 for local legend Neil

A brilliant atmosphere, and even better camaraderie, greeted boardriders at the weekend for the 2020 Robyn Ayton Memorial Surf Contest at Jewells Beach. But, this event is more than a competition – it...

GALLERY: Surfers to hit waves for beloved Neil

The Hunter surfing community will band together next month to assist one of their own. Neil Goldsmith endured a life-changing motor scooter accident overseas, on 17 July, which left him a quadriplegic. The avid...

Bridging the gap between girls and sport

When Kirsten Ansell launched her inaugural Girls Day Out last Wednesday, she never dreamt it would cause such a stir amongst Novocastrian youngsters. As founder of Host a Surfer, Kirsten was hoping to...

Surfest competition cancelled for 2021

Surfing lovers were hit with some sad news today as it was announced that Newcastle's iconic Surfest competition has been cancelled for 2021. The 36th instalment was set to take place from February...