Surfing NSW – New Chair and Deputy Chair (July 2024)

Surfing NSW today announced the election of Ben Rolleston as its new Chair, and Lyndel Gray as Deputy Chair. This follows the resignation of John O’Neill and Harry Hodge from the Board of Directors after almost 15 years of esteemed service.

Regarding the current COVID19 situation across the country, and subsequent restrictions, Surfing Australia wishes to provide the following update on the upcoming Australian SUP Titles returning to the epic Phillip Island from October 12th. Set to feature five days of amazing surf and race action sure to keep spectators happy as both the bay and beachside of the island creates a canvas for Aussie champs to be crowned.

At this stage,  the titles continue moving towards their original dates of October 12 -17, 2021, with information to be distributed as below: 

KEY REVIEW DATES:

o   First review – Friday, August 13th 2021

o   Second review – Friday, August 27th 2021 

o   Final decision on the event – Wednesday, September 1st 2021 (approx. 6 weeks out from the event).

Surfing Australia CEO Chris Mater said: “Australian Surfing is blessed with amazing locations like Phillip Island to host epic national titles and crown Aussie Champions most importantly. Good luck to all competitors across the board and I look forward to watching everyone rip in!”

 NOTE: All events and event dates are subject to change. Surfing Australia strictly adheres to any Federal Government directive regarding the current COVID-19 pandemic

Mark Windon
OAM Executive Director

Felicity Conlan
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Francis Coady
Board Member

David Gyngell
Patron

Mike Baird
Patron

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