Adapted Surfing Day on track for Big Bay Bloubergstrand on Sunday December 8th
Over 70 individuals with different disabilities ranging from spinal cord injuries to intellectual disabilities and blindness have registered to participate in the third Adapted Surfing Day at Big Bay Bloubergstrand this Sunday. They will be supported by close to 100 volunteers and ten accredited ISA Surf Coaches who will make sure that each and every participant will get to enjoy the thrill of surfing.
The Adapted Surfing Day is a joint initiative between Extreme Abilities and Surfing South Africa who with the support of the Department of Sport and Recreation South Africa hope to create a unique surfing experience for individuals who live with disabilities to explore their own capabilities and experience the freedom of riding a wave.
Surfboards, wetsuits, other necessary surfing equipment such as Second Skins rash gurads will be provided by Surfing South Africa and Surf Zone Surf Shop at Big Bay while participants will be supported by volunteers and coaches on the beach and in the water. Every participant will receive lunch, Powerade, a commemorative tee shirt, a Billabong cap and other items provided by sponsors and supporters of the Adapted Surfing Day
The project will get under way with registration at the Big Bay Lifesavers Clubhouse at 8am and will continue until 2pm.
If you would like to play a role at the event or support it in any way please contact Robin de Kock at Surfing South Africa at firstname.lastname@example.org or Dries Millard of Extreme Abilities at email@example.com.
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My car was stolen from Llandudno on Thursday with my board. If you see it or hear of it please could you let me know.
It is a long shot but hopefully it turns up it is a special board. it says 5'4 on the board (but is actually a 5'6), has a 5 fin setup and black dakine grip with yellow lines. Shaped by Dennis Ellis under the CYOH label.
12 DEC 17h30 - WATERFRONT CANALS - Bring a SUP, Longboard or paddle craft; Bring a Present; come paddle & help put a smile on a hospitalized Child.
R25 & a wrapped present (stating BOY or GIRL & age) to enter and paddle OR just as a donation.
ALL proceeds & Presents to Children in need and in Red Cross Hospital over Christmas - Personal delivery by BIG JOLLY SANTA and his helpers :)
Paddle starts at 18.15 sharp (1.5 Km fun paddle to the One and Only Hotel and back.)
Drinks and Boerie rolls being served – proceeds to Charity
LUCKY DRAW for all entered –
WIN A COREBAN STAND UP PADDLE BOARD & PADDLE ( WORTH R14 000)
WIN FREE SUP LESSONS WOTH R500