SurfGroms program gives access to WSL CT Quiksilver & Roxy events
Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 13 March, 2017 - Six Weet-Bix SurfGroms will be special VIP guests to the Gold Coast this month where they will get a chance to meet and surf with some of world’s top surfers at Snapper Rocks. Quiksilver and Roxy are a proud partner of the Weet-Bix SurfGroms program and will give the kids an experience dreams are made of.
Sari Bridgemen, one of the six winners, spoke about her experience in the Weet-Bix SurfGroms program and who she wants with her on the day.
“I've been trying really hard at Weet-Bix SurfGroms but I got stuck with all boys in my lessons, but I still loved it. I hope my Mum comes with me to the Gold Coast. I think Dad would be ok with that, maybe he can see me on TV and he could stay home with my brothers & wrestle,” Sari said.
“Thank you so much for choosing my photo, I really appreciate it and I'm really excited.”
Weet-Bix SurfGroms is the world-first national junior surfing program which offers 5-12 year olds an opportunity to develop strong ocean awareness and beach safety skills, while also developing a proficiency in surfing.
More than 55,000 children across Australia have enjoyed the program since it started in October, 2011. Every registered participant had a chance to win a ‘money can’t buy’ trip by providing a photo of themselves enjoying the program through the Nikon Key Mission competition.
The six winners are:
Christopher McKay, 6yrs old – Surfing Services (QLD)
Julian McKay, 8 yrs old – Surfing Services (QLD)
Sari Bridgemen, 9 yrs old – Port Stephens Surf School (NSW)
Summer Robertson, 9yrs old – Go Ride A Wave (VIC)
Jesse Robertson, 8 yrs old – Go Ride A Wave (VIC)
Khai Cowley, 8yrs old – Surf & Sun (SA)
The prize includes: flights and transfers to Coolangatta Airport for one child and one adult; one night’s accommodation at Coolangatta for one child and one adult, Weet-Bix pack, Quiksilver or Roxy merchandise pack, exclusive behind the scenes tour of the Snapper Rocks event site and and a Nikon Key Mission 170 camera to capture all the fun with, not to mention the opportunity to meet and surf with some Quiksilver and Roxy surfing ambassadors.
Weet-Bix SurfGroms programs are continuing through the Surfing Australia Surf Schools Network of 78 delivery centres around the country. Parents can still register their children through the website – www.surfgroms.com.