Today One Wave is all it Takes celebrated it's second birthday with Fluro Friday celebrations around the country. If you haven't heard of it it's a non-profit surf community raising awareness for mental health. You can read about them here. I read that there would be gathering at Flynns beach this morning so I got there bright and early. The turn out was a bit low, but the girls that did show seemed to have plenty of fun. Hopefully word will spread and some more people will get involved next time.
No self respecting surfer would take a board out at Broadbeach, Surfers Paradise. It's pretty much one long, straight bank running for miles. It does, however, make for interesting photos with rows of tall buildings towering over the line up. I spotted a little shorey across the road from where we were staying last week, so I swam out to see what I could see.
I've been up on the Gold Coast since last weekend. The waves were
ordinary, but it's always offshore at theme parks. I spent Wednesday and
Thursday at the Quiky Pro and although the waves weren't great, it's amazing to
see what those guys can do with them. Our local boy Matt Banting surfed
really well and was unlucky to get nudged out by Jordy towards the end of the
heat, The comp is back on now and the waves are looking much better. Check it
There hasn't been much surf for the last few days. You'd have to be pretty keen to be out there. On the weekend I was pretty keen. It's amazing how surfing small onshore waves is still fun when you're with mates and theres no crowd.
After some decent waves on Thursday and Friday, word was out Saturday and everyone seemed to be at Lighthouse. The swell had dropped a fair bit overnight but still some great waves around if you were patient.
Today is tiny, like barely breaking. Good day to catch up on some work.