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All For the Family – Australian Story with Tyler Wright.

The road to becoming a world champion is never an easy run.  Reigning surfing world champion Tyler Wright has revealed she nearly quit the championship tour after her brother Owen Wright was seriously injured during a warm-up surf at Pipeline in Hawaii. At 21, Tyler became her brother’s primary carer. She felt at a crossroads: [...]

SALTI HEARTS – HOW THIS AMAZING ISLAND GIRL LAUNCHED HER OWN SURF, YOGA, FITNESS RETREATS.

In 2015 Yeni Canelon founded Salti Hearts, the surf, yoga and fitness camp for women. The camp encourages women to take some time out from reality to explore the Salti life. Here is Yeni’s story. The early days.  My name is Yeni Canelon. I am half Venezuelan, half Italian with a great passion for all [...]

GSN EARTH MOVEMENTS – PART 1. LITTLE URCHIN – THE ALL NATURAL ‘REEF SAFE’ SUNSCREEN.

In 2015 a study by marine scientists hit headlines around the world. A chemical called Ozybenzone, commonly found in sunscreen, was damaging coral reefs and threatening their very existence. Oxybenzone is found in more than 3,500 sunscreen products, said the study, published in the latest edition of the Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. The [...]

Zahli Kelly Wins NIB Pro Junior at Newcastle

Caption: Zahli Kelly on her way to victory. Pic: WSL/Grant Sproule Location: Merewether Beach, Newcastle/NSW, Australia Event: NIB Pro Junior Conditions: Clean 2-to-3 foot MEREWETHER BEACH NEWCASTLE/NSW, AUS (Sunday, February 12, 2017) – Thirteen-year-old dynamo Zahli Kelly from Cabarita (NSW) squeezed past 16-year-old Hawaiian surfer Summer Macedo by a tenth of a point [...]

BOSS LADIES OF THE SURF INDUSTRY – PART 2.

Ever wondered who is working tirelessly behind the scenes of the global surf industry? Who works for the big brands, the little ones, the surf coaches, the web designers the marketing managers? Who designs the wetsuits and surf tee's and runs the shops that sell them? Who looks after the athletes and holds chairs among [...]

MACY CALLAGHAN – NEW WSL WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPION

Macy Callaghan (AUS) wins WSL World Junior Championship. Cred: B Whittaker. Location:       Kiama, NSW, Australia Event:            World Junior Championship Conditions:    Shifty 2 Foot Bombo Beach Kiama, NSW/AUS (Friday, January 6, 2017) – Australian duo Ethan Ewing and Macy Callaghan have capped off their stellar competitive seasons, taking out the World Junior [...]

An In-depth Interview with Kim Eulenstein – Founder of GIRL SURF NETWORK.

This March is Girl Surf Network's five year anniversary and we're going from strength to strength. We thought it was about time you got to know the Founder of the Network and the origins of GSN, how you can get more involved and what the plans are for the future of the Network. If you [...]