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Latest ASRL Life Member - Stephen Gray

The ASRL are proud to announce that STEPHEN GRAY is the latest member to receive ASRL Life Membership. Stephen received his Life Membership at 2020 ASRL Annual General Meeting on 27 June 2020. Wording by Alan 'Griffo' GriffithsNomination seconded by Bert Hunt Fulfilling an early life ambition, Steve joined Clifton Surf Life Saving Club at 17 years of age in 1967. He was a perfect fit for Club life and this was the start of a star-studded career in surf lifesaving with a particular emphasis on surf boats, which saw him reach the highest of levels. He gained universal respect for his dedicated involvement which had an outstanding influence on the administration and competition of surf boats in Australia. There…

Thank you Don "Bristles" Alexander

The ASRL would like to say THANK YOU to Don 'Bristles' Alexander, who has chosen not to renominate for the position of ASRL Treasurer. Thank you for all that you’ve contributed to within the ASRL / Life Saving and surf rowing. It will certainly not be forgotten. Wording below from Bert Hunt Bristles is one of those very special people we get to meet only a few times in our lives. He is dedicated, inciteful, cranky, stubborn and loyal, all in the correct proportions. If you ask Bristles to take on a task you can be sure he will attack it with his full attention and to the very best of his ability. He is resourceful and thorough in his…

ASRL Tender Invitation - Content Production and Distribution

Invitation to Tender For Content Production and Distribution of Australian Surf Rowers League National Surf Boat Events Australian Surf Rowers League (ASRL) is looking to engage an agency/individual to assist in content production and distribution for its national surf boat events. The ASRL is responsible for running two events each year. The tender document can be viewed by clicking HERE Submissions due 17 July 2020.

VALE - Graeme 'THE ZOM' Knox

VALE - 'THE ZOM' (Wording provided by Elton McKay)With greatest of sadness we wish to inform you all of the passing of Graeme James Knox, AKA The Zom peacefully in his sleep on Wednesday 27th May after a tragically Short battle with Cancer.Zom was a Giant in the Sport of Surfboat Rowing both here and abroad, leaving a legacy of positive change to Racing we as Rowers enjoy to this day.Zom Loved his family and his extended family of Boaties all over the World. In recent times Zom had made the microphone “his Own” as one of our Sport’s Premier Boat Race Commentators’ across all levels of Competition.Receiving a diagnosis just a few days prior to Collaroy Young Guns in February,…

2020 Surf Boat Online Moment of Reflection

Each season at the Australian Surf Life Saving Championships, it has been our practice in the boat area, to pay our respects to those of the surf boat fraternity who have passed away since the previous season, called the 'Moment of Reflection' This year, due to the cancellation of the 2020 Aussies, we are acknowledging those who have passed with a video via the ASRL website and social media channels, where we can still pause to quietly reflect on our surf boat mates. We sincerely thank those who have assisted in providing the information and photos which has allowed us to prepare this presentation. A special mention to Mike…

SLSA Cancels 2020 Australian Championships due to COVID-19

The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) meeting today advised against holding non-essential, organised public gatherings of more than 500 people. In light of this advice, Surf Life Saving Australia is cancelling the 2020 Australian Surf Life Saving Championships. The annual championships were due to be held on the Gold Coast in Queensland from April 18-26, with over 6,000 competitors and thousands more family, friends and spectators expected to attend the event. “We have been monitoring the situation closely and adhering to the advice of the Federal Government and other relevant authorities since the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus,” said SLSA President Graham Ford AM. “Following the updated information and advice today from the Federal Government, and in consideration of our…

ASRL Open 2020 - RESULTS

On behalf of the ASRL Committee and Carnival Referee Tamara Brawn we would like to thank everyone for their support of 2020 ASRL Open. Our officials were amazing, the work party excellent and the water safety crew outstanding. Below are the results from Saturday and Sunday. Thank you to the following supporters of this eventTeam NavyDestination NSWSurf Life Saving AustraliaShoalhaven City CouncilMollymook Surf Life Saving Club Inc.SATURDAY FINALSU19 FEMALE (note equal 2nd placing)1 Mona Vale Drifters2 South Port Stormies2 City of Perth City Five4 Somerton Stormers5 South Curl Curl Bumps and Humps6 St Kilda SalamandersU19 MALE1 Northcliffe Tornadoes2 Queenscliffe Blue Car Keys3 Palm Beach (NSW) Possums4 South Curl Curl Underdogs5 North Cronulla Bung Holes6 Currumbin MeerkatsU23 FEMALE1 North Cronulla Funkys2…

2020 ASRL Open - Mollymook Confirmed as Host Venue

ASRL Statement - 17 January 2020 As previously noted your ASRL Committee have been in contact with all the stakeholders re the suitability of Mollymook hosting Team Navy ASRL Open since bushfires devastated parts of the NSW South Coast. We have now received written confirmation from the RFS and Shoalhaven City Council letting us know that Mollymook is the preferred venue for the Open. However, we are currently updating a final safety plan in consultation with local authorities, and we expect this to be completed in the next 72 hours. This is encouraging news and we ask boaties from across Australia to attend the Open and support the local area by bringing the economic impact to the region that comes…
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