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Surf Lifesaving athletes at the London Olympics
Congratulations to the 20 surf lifesaving atheletes who competed at the 2012 London Olympic Games. These surf athletes were responsible for claiming seven Olympic medals for Australia; Gold in the.... Read more >>

The pool gets bigger for Surf Life Saving
Over 409 surf sports athletes from 57 clubs around Australia and New Zealand will converge at the South Australia Aquatic and Leisure Centre this weekend for Surf Life Saving Australia’s Australian Pool Rescue Championships 2012. Read more >>

Win $1,000 for your club in the Dulux Surf Club Photo Competition
You could win $1000 for your club and $250 for yourself by taking a photo of your surf club. There are five prizes to be won. Photographers of all ages and capabilities are encouraged to enter. Read more >>

Family Fun Run is the Coolangatta Gold’s newest entrant
Surf Life Saving Australia welcomes the introduction of the Coolangatta Gold 5km Family Fun Run to this year’s major event on the Gold Coast’s Coolangatta Beach on Sunday October 14. Early bird entries are now open (Adult entry = $25 / Child entry (10-18yrs) = $15).Read more >>

Body Science Great Australian Swim Series
Hundreds of amateur and professional swimmers will take the plunge when the third series of the Body Science Great Australian Swim Series gets underway at this year's Coolangatta Gold on Sunday 14 October.
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Would you like to use your skills and experience to volunteer in a developing country?
SLSA supports the Australian Youth Ambassadors for Development (AYAD) sending Australians aged 18-30 on short term volunteer assignments (3-12 months) throughout Asia, the Pacific and Africa. AYAD is currently looking for a Lifesaving and Aquatic Disaster Preparedness Officer in the Philippines.
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2nd International Rip Current Symposium 2012 - Final Keynote Speaker announced
Spencer Rogers – a key member of an interagency effort from which the Break the Grip of the Rip program debuted in 2004 in North Carolina - has just been announced as the event’s final Keynote Speaker.

Young Leaders in Emergency Management Forum
Surf Life Saving Australia was involved in the facilitation of the recent Young Leaders in Emergency Management Forum. The purpose of th forum was to engage youth representatives (between 18 - 25 years) to learn how to best ensure the sustainability of our emergency management volunteering sector by attracting, retaining and engaging younger volunteers.

Design your own club compressions
Body Science is the official compression licensee of SLSA and have started the BSC Club Design Program. BSC is now customising compression garments that can be designed by you, for you club. Several clubs have already produced their own club design quad shorts and have been a huge hit with the members.

To design and order your clubs compression simply follow the steps below;

1. Complete the creative brief with description of your design.
2. Email the creative brief to ryan@bodyscience.com.au
3. BSC will draw your design onto a template and emailed back to you for approval.
4. Sign off approved club design and complete order form.
5. Your order will commence once 50% deposit is received. (See payment methods on attached document.)

For any enquires regarding BSc Club design, please contact Ryan at BSC. Ryan’s details are as follows:
Ryan Brustolin - Club Direct
M: 0499 476 057
T: 1300 BodyScience
F: 1800 BodyScience
E: ryan@bodyscience.com.au
Click here for more info about the BSC Club Design Program >>

Member Evaluation tool
Surf Life Saving Australia offers a broad selection of training programs and courses. As well as facilitating these programs, we encourage that participants give us their feedback enabling an ongoing improvement of our education delivery. If you’ve used or engaged with a service that you’d like to comment on, visit website and complete the Online Evaluation Form.
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SLSA Circulars
Please visit the website for the latest circulars from SLSA. Click here >>

Sport Headlines

Final Paddling Development Clinic for 2012
The last paddling Development Clinic will be held on the bayside of Melbourne on Saturday Aug 25, it will be run by Jim Walker from North Bondi SLSC. If you want to improve your paddling technique just in time for the start of the surf season then register now by visiting the SLS website. Register now >>

Could you win Gold for Australia?
We all watched as four surf lifesavers - Tate Smith (Northcliffe), Dave Smith (Warilla Barrack Point), Murray Stewart (Manly) and Jacob Clear (Burleigh Heads Mowbray Park) won Olympic Gold in the men’s K4 1000m sprint kayaking event last week in London – demonstrating just how far surf lifesaving can help to progress a career in an Olympic Sport. Australian Canoeing are now holding talent identification testing sessions around Australia to unearth the next crop of kayaking talent – see if you have what it takes to become a sprint kayaking Olympic Champion by attending a testing session near you. Read More >>

2012/13 KNG Series Trial - Entries Open
Entries are now open for the Kellogg's Nutri-Grain Series Trials to be held on 15-16 September at Tugun Beach in Queensland. Register here >>

Blackmores Running Festival Body Science High Performance

Blackmores Sydney Running Festival - Sunday September 16, 2012

Australia’s most spectacular running festival is back so join the run that’s fun for everyone and register to take part in The Blackmores Sydney Running Festival on Sunday 16 September 2012.

There are four exciting events of different distances to choose from, whether you wish to attempt a marathon or a 3.5km stroll - simply select the challenge that’s right for you. Each event gives you the unique opportunity to run across the Sydney Harbour Bridge and take in Sydney’s spectacular sights.

Early bird registration fees finish today 17 August 2012 so register now at www.sydneyrunningfestival.com.au and start training.

Win the ultimate Storm Surfers Package!

Backed to be one of the most amazing surf movies of 2012, Storm Surfers 3D is an epic, character-driven adventure documentary following two best friends on their quest to hund down and ride the biggest and most dangerous waves in Australia.

Storm Surfers 3D is offering Surfline readers the chance to win one of five awesome prize packs as well as an opportunity to meet the stars, Tom & Ross!

Click through to the link below and answer this question for your chance to win: In 25 words or less, tell us where you think the world's best surf is, and why?

Click here to enter!.
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