Enjoy Surfing on the Cool Waters of the Gold Coast
Category: Blog Written by : Phoenician Resort
Are you tired of living in a cosmopolitan city? Need a refreshing break desperately? Want to add some fun-filled sporting activities to your life? Then what are you waiting for! Just pack your bags and head southwards to the Australian Gold Coast, where all the fun and excitement of water sports reach new heights. Whether it is surfing on the waters or simply witnessing the surfing activities, Gold Coast offers a lot to each and every vacationer. So, even if you are just a novice who is learning the ropes of surfing, a visit to the Gold Coast won’t be a bad idea. And if you are an expert in surfing, then a visit around this time of the year to the Gold Coast becomes must for you.
Based on the choice of activities you want to participate in, the Gold Coast presents a plethora of events. Some allows you to take part, while others offer you the chance to witness classic water sports that can be considered equally fun as well. So, take a look at the ones mentioned below, and decide on what you want to engage yourself in:
Quiksilver and Roxy Pro Gold Coast
These are specifically two events of the ASP World Championship Tour for men and women. Quiksilver Pro is one of the 10 events of the Men’s World Tour, while Roxy Pro is one of the 7 events of the Women’s World Tour. Both these events showcase top athletes of this sport competing against each other in some of the most challenging waves on the Snapper Rocks of the Gold Coast. The sand bank of Snapper Rocks is famous for providing certain great waves and attracting massive media attention along with numerous spectators. So, surfing lovers who want to see the experts battling it out on the waves, must visit Coolangatta beach from 1st March – 12th March 2014.
If you want to feel the thrill and competitive spirit of group surfing then attend the surfing cup of Queensland on 15th March 2014. Starting from 9 am, this activity will continue up till 12.30 pm, where surf boat crews will fight for the cup and the supreme position. Surf boat crews will have to cross 5 rounds in order to secure the winner’s position. So, get your feet up on the beaches of Sunshine and Gold Coast to witness this sporting event.
Eco Challenge Gold Coast
This event specifically highlights an eco-friendly attempt at using alternative craft for surfing purposes. If you love surfing, then it comes under your responsibility to promote sustainable measures like wooden surfboard to ensure that the seas remain clean and free of plastics. What better opportunity can you get to do something for nature while holidaying, than this? So, be present at Tomewin Street of Currumbin Beach from 9 am to 1 pm on 16th March 2014 and participate in the fund-raising endeavour of the Rise Above Plastics project for the Surfrider Foundation.