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Jetski Surf Freeride Australia

Coming up this Saturday 10th December is our Venus Bay Ride day and VIC titles!



We would love to see everyone there including new and old members. As mentioned in previous emails you must be a financial member to ride on the day or grab a single event membership which costs $40. These fees cover your public liability insurance and there will be a free BBQ and drinks on offer throughout the day.

We are really excited for the day as its a new venue and some new scenery for most of us, so get on over there!

Skis can start to be transported on to the beach and sign in begins at 8am with event start time 9am. There will be a drop off point at the top of the ramp with 2 vehicles moving the skis on and off the beach.

Presentation and awards will be at 3pm.

Folllowing the days events we will be holding our AGM. Please see document attached with all relevant AGM details.

If anyone requires any further information please don't hesitate to contact us.

See you on Saturday!

Regards

VICFA Committee
Rip'N Ride 9 OCTOBER 21st-22nd. We have moved the event back a month in the aim of attaining warmer weather with longer daylight hours (daylight savings) more media coverage and hopes of a more prominent location.
Entries will go online Monday 6th June 9pm AEST and will be capped once again @100. Previous years have sold out in under 7 minutes. If you are an International rider and you are super keen to be apart of RNR9 please email me ASAP at info@ozfreeride.com as we are limiting those spots to 20 riders. Major sponsors will be able to reserve & nominate a number of their team riders depending on their sponsorship packages for pre entry. On Monday June 6th at precisely 9pm AEST entry forms for all CURRENT REGISTERED MEMBERS of NSWFA, QFWA, VICFA, SCJSC and also including States and Countries who do not have a freeride club or association ( i.e.:- TAS, SA, WA, NZ etc ) can enter. Please contact your state freeride association if you have any queries about your membership status. At 9.30pm this entry form will be removed and replaced with a non member entry form for any positions that remain. Please remember, we are not in this to make money. If it wasn't for the clubs and their members that promote our sport, events like this would not be possible and our intention is to support the people that support us.For all the Rookies out there who are reading this and thinking I don't have the skills or riding ability to enter this event, think again.... the Rip'N Ride originated from a BBQ on the beach to get all levels of riders to socialise and learn from each other in a relaxed social atmosphere. Apart from more entrants, better location, increased spectators and a fantastic pool of sponsors with some of the best prizes up for grabs.... nothing has changed. We encourage the newest of riders to join us for a weekend of action and interaction from all aspects of free riding.Entry fee will be $250.00 AUD, so in the mean time,...
Sunshine Coast Freeride
Featuring: The King of Freeride
6th -7th May, 2016
Alexandra Headlands Beach
QLD, AUSTRALIA

This is a Freeride event, to develop, encourage and strengthen the sport within the community. Sunshine Coast Freeride will also incorporate a competition element called ‘KING OF FREERIDE’!
‘King of Freeride’ takes a fresh approach to Freeride events and levels out the playing field for all participants; from rookies to Professionals. The idea behind the format is to enable a new rider to the industry the ability to receive recognition, while at the same time, competing against highly skilled riders, with the chance of ultimately taking home a major prize and being crowned king!

Too enter Click on this link http://scjsc.com/site/sunshine-coast-king-of-freeride-2016/
  • Huck n Hold 2016 - 4th & 5th March, Gunnammatta Ocean Beach. Australian Titles - Round 1.
  • Round 2 of the Krash Industries Australian Freestyle Titles on Friday and Saturday will double as qualifying for the 1st round of the IFWA World Titles on Sunday.
    We will also have a freeride area along side the competition zone for those who dont wish to compete but want to come along for a ride.
    General admission for the public is free.

    It will be the inaugural Krash Huck ‘n’ Hold Championship in Victoria, and will provide opportunities for Local and National competitors. This event is designed for all levels of Jetski Freestyle riders, the categories are as follows;

    1. Professional
    2. Amateur
    3. Rookies
    4. Runabouts
    5. Veterans 35+
    6. Freerider (non competition)
    Krash industries is proud to be partnering with Bridge Builders Youth Organisation, and all profits raised from this event will be donated to the charity.
  • http://www.krashindustries.com
Believe it or not, we are now just under 5 weeks away till the Yamaha NZ Festival of Freeride 4 kicks off big time at Karioitahi Beach. It’s coming round fast. Entires have been flooding in and sponsors are clambering to be involved. It is going to be an absolute smash hit!!

In breaking news this week we are pumped to announce that Mark Gomez, 2015 IFWA World Champion, will be in attendance at the FoF. Thanks to the generosity of a few the champ will be tearing up the mighty west coast surf with you all. Watch out!!

Marks’ riding is next level and extremely energetic, a absolute pleasure to watch. To win the IFWA World Tour, let alone on his rookie year in that competition, is a testament to his ability and passion for the sport. Everyone will have the chance to get out there and ride with him, get a few tips along the way, and after all of that you can join in a bit of banter with him over a beer or two at the pub.

Bring on the Yamaha NZ Festival of Freeride 4!!

p.s. Entries are open for another week so if you haven’t entered better get onto it. Link above in the menu.
Hello Surf Slam Family,

Normally I am writing to say pack your bags, earn some brownie points and book some holidays for the upcoming Surf Slam Oz but it is with regret, disappointment and great sadness that the 2016 Surf Slam Oz will not be proceeding.

The 2015 Surf Slam saw success beyond the management’s dreams and expectations bringing 100 plus riders and the first round of the IFWA World Tour to Alexandra Beach on the Sunshine Coast.

The feedback we have had from the competitors, spectators and the sponsors has been nothing but positive and we were looking forward to repeating that again in 2017.

Unfortunately, there have been some circumstances that cannot be overcome to make the Surf Slam work this year. This is primarily a result of Alex and Maroochydore Surf Clubs booking permits for a solid 2 – 3 months for their 2016 surf carnival. They are expecting 25000 + people so we didn’t get any consideration to share the beach.

Plans are in place for 2017 to bring the event back to Alexandra Headland and to be bigger and better than we have done before!!

The support you have all given to the event especially on occasions of short notice is much appreciated. It has been a pleasure to organize the event and to see the growth of the sport and level of the riders increase over the last 4 years, as the event from a small BBQ to a World Class event. Who knows what we achieve in the future!!

Please keep an eye on the Sunshine Coast Jet Sport website, www.scjsc.com for any upcoming rides and events.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to ask.

Regards,

Jason Barry

Surf Slam Event Coordinator.


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Yamaha Motor Australia is excited to announce the appointment of their newest Queensland WaveRunner Dealership – Shoreline Yamaha. This experienced family team promises to bring a unique blend of customer-centric service, engineering & watercraft-racing experience and a new-level of WaveRunner innovation & versatility through their fishing-focused ‘Tubby’ pod range.

The Shoreline Yamaha team is led by Dealer Principals – Patrick and Dawn O’Keeffe, with sons Jordan O’Keeffe & Thaine ‘O’Keeffe. With Patrick’s extensive watercraft experience expanding to the late 1970’s, the O’Keeffe family hold over 60 years of watercraft experience between them.

Previously known as Shoreline Jet Skis, this family-owned and operated dealership is an articulated-expansion of South Africa’s premier WaveRunner Dealership - Racetech Yamaha. Together the O’Keeffe family revolutionised the Watercraft industry in South Africa with their innovative engineering seen in their race watercraft, and more-recently seen in their range of Shoreline Tubby Fishing Pods.

Constructed of reinforced fibreglass, the Shoreline Tubbys are bolt-on pods that sit on either side of the watercraft, giving the PWC a new lease in stability and extra storage space. These tubbys transform a PWC into a more fishing-focused watercraft and have proved popular amongst fishermen across the globe, with more and more anglers flocking to personal watercraft as a versatile alternative to the traditional fishing boat.

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November Saturday the 14th!!!! Bring your, vintage, new age, retro, classic, stock, full crazy aftermarket setup, your mistress, wife, girlfriend, boyfriend your great grandma, gold fish whatever you got!!! Go all out cause this is gunna be WA biggest to yet. So save the date and stay tuned for updates and information for registration.