2021 Season is open – 20 March comp #1

Hey everyone, hope you’re all psyched about the fast approaching season with us. We have a big and exciting year ahead after last year’s amazing 2020 COVID comp season. We have numerous new sponsors who have jumped on to support the club throughout the year in various ways.

To start, LIVEHEATS is up and running so get in quick to register as divisions are capped and are already filling up. Our liveheats sponsor in 2021 is thanks to ProAccess Painting & Remedial, Sydney’s premier specialists in rope access and building remedial works. We’ve had a heap of interest in new membership already so sign up sooner than later to avoid being disappointed. Continue reading

35th Annual Annual General Meeting – Southend Boardriders

Date – Tuesday December 08, 2020

Time – 6pm

Venue – Juniors at Malabar – Level 1 Sports Bar (upstairs)

2020 has been an extraordinary year in many ways season and on the 8th  December we invite all members to join us at our 35th Annual AGM. This is the last official ceremony for 2020 and we invite you to come along and have a say in how the club is running. Positives, negatives all feedback is valuable feedback.

To ensure our 2021 season is as bigger and better than this year there are a number of key roles that need to be filled. So if you are interested in helping the club out please come along to the AGM or let us know if you are interested in helping out. Roles that need to be filled this year include

Re-election for a 2 year period

President

Treasurer

Other vacant roles to be filled include single year

Female surfer representative

Male surfer representative

Communications Manager

Sponsorship and Communications Manager

Once the AGM is done we will open the bar and shout everyone a couple of rounds. We hope to see you there and hope you will have a say in how YOUR club is run.

Final Comp for 2020

The October point score and last comp for the 2020 COVID year is scheduled for this Saturday, October 17 kicking of at 7.30am sharp. At this stage it’s looking like there might be some clean little waves to wrap up the season. Liveheats is now OPEN for members to register to surf on the day, so make sure you jump in before the 5pm cut off on Thursday at  https://liveheats.com/southendboardriders

The Cadet division will be dedicated to young club member Archie Perkins who sadly passed away earlier this year. We would love to raise awareness and have you get behind the Hearts4Arch Foundation. Their vision is to save the lives of Sydney Children’s Hospital cardiac patients by providing them with a mobile device that delivers accurate, personalised heart data to doctors, anytime, anywhere!  You can find out more here at https://www.hearts4arch.com.au/ or donate at Bandaged Bear

Once again in this COVID environment, we need to request that only competitors (and one parent/carer max) is at the beach, particularly in and around the competition area. All of the same COVID control measures that we had so far this year will still need to apply for this comp. The heat draw is set and published at  www.LiveHeats.com/southendboardiders and there can be no beach entries on the day for this comp. We will likely be surfing each division all in one block again however we will do the heart draws on Thursday night so please stay tuned……  Always be Yewwwwww!

SURFING NSW LAUNCHES NEW SURFING MENTAL HEALTH 360 PROGRAM AIMED AT SUPPORTING BOARDRIDERS CLUBS

Surfing NSW the launched its new Surfing Mental Health 360 program on the eve of R U OK? Day.

Surfing Mental Health 360 is a surf community-driven program connecting Boardriders clubs, surf schools and high schools in communities affected by drought, bushfires and Covid-19.
 
As part of the program, Surfing NSW has teamed up five Surfing Mental Health organisations; Batyr, Waves of Wellness, The Good Human Factory, Man Anchor and The Rise Foundation who will all be working together through the sport of surfing with a holistic view to create awareness and provide ongoing referrals and support pathways.
 
Surfing Mental Health 360 is jointly funded by The NSW Mental Health Sports Fund, CommBank South Coast Bushfire Relief Grant and Randwick City clubGRANTS.

SNSW are offering free Mental health 1st aid training to our Boardrider clubs members and surfers wanting to make a difference. 

The course is a combination of modules completed online in your own time over 3 weeks followed by 2x 2/1/2 hour zoom discussion with the Man Anchor team.

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