25 January, 2015 - SHARKS: If sharks could pull voting levers with their fins, it’s a good bet they’d vote for the Liberal coalition. In a statement to the Sydney Morning Herald the Coalition said it would approve a New technology that will send a message to lifesavers each time a shark swims around a popular NSW beach.
25 January, 2015 - CONTEST: Entries from 216 surfers from 25 countries chasing a berth in the World Surf League 6000 point Burton Automotive Pro has forced organizers of the 30th anniversary Surfest to squeeze in a trials day to determine the final make-up of the event set to commence at Merewether beach from February 16 - 22, 2015
25 January, 2015 - GROMS:: First event honours for the 2015 Billabong Grom Series presented by Oceanbridge went to Dune Kennings (WGM) and Raiha Ensor (Mnt) today with both surfers dominating their respective Under 20 Division finals. Today event one of the three event series relocated to Omanu Beach where the day started out with clean 1.0m waves and light offshores with an afternoon sea breeze filling in throughout the day.
25 January, 2015 - TEAM: Sage Erickson is one of three additions to this year's Championship Tour roster. The California native is a returning member of the elite Tour after falling off for the 2014 season. But it was a tough road even before that: No stranger to adversity, in 2012 Erickson kept her spot on the CT through her Qualifying Series ranking, only to lose her major sponsor ahead of the 2013 season.
25 January, 2015 - CLUBS: Snapper Rocks Surfriders have won the Original Source Australian Boardriders Battle for a second successive year at Cronulla. The defending champions from Queensland were on top of the leaderboard heading into Day 2 and maintained their consistency as a series of threats fell by the wayside. Despite finishing second in the last event of the day in the teams’ relay division, Snapper had enough points to take the overall title home again