Surfing

Beach cabanas increase in popularity causes issues for Noosa Heads surf lifesavers

Queensland surf lifesavers say this has been the busiest summer on the state’s beaches in three years, with 3.5 million beach visitors in December alone. Key points: Lifesavers carried out 670 rescues on Queensland beaches in December Volunteers have noticed a rapid rise in the popularity of beach cabanas in recent years, particularly at Noosa …

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Why learning to surf can be great for your mental health, as per a psychologist | Health

Nothing clears the mind like going for a surf. With the escapism and simplicity of riding waves, it’s no secret that surfing feels good. Now our preliminary study in children and adolescents adds to growing evidence that surfing really is good for your mental health. But you don’t have to have a mental illness to …

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Women join men in the lineup for historic ‘Eddie’ surf contest

Mahalo for supporting Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Enjoy this free story! Two days before they were slated to make history as the first women to compete in today’s Eddie Aikau Big Wave Invitational at Waimea Bay, the six female contestants — Makani Adric, Paige Alms, Justine Dupont, Emily Erickson, Keala Kennelly and Andrea Moller — didn’t ‘t …

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Surf Life Saving Northern Region Calls For People To Swim At Lifeguarded Beaches During The Patrol Hours

Sunday, 22 January 2023, 2:09 pmPress Release: Surf Life Saving Northern Region Auckland region sees five drowning fatalities in three days, prompting Surf Life Saving Northern Region call for people to swim at lifeguarded beaches during the patrol hours Surf Life Saving Northern Region says its heart goes out to the families of five drowning …

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