The 2018 nudie Australian Boardriders Battle Series National Final Set For LIVE Broadcast This Weekend
NEWCASTLE/NSW (February 14th/2018): Surf fans will be able to watch Australia’s best boardriders clubs go toe-to-toe when the 2018 nudie Australian Boardriders Battle Series Final gets underway on the 17th-18th February at Newcastle Main Beach.
The nudie Australian Boardriders Battle Series Final will be live on Channel 9’s GO! channel on Sunday 18th February from 1 pm – 5.30pm in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide, and on a 1-hour delay for Perth 11:00 am- 3: 30 pm.
Fox Sports More (Channel 507) will broadcast the entire weekend live from 8 am – 6 pm daily.
A host of World Surf League (WSL) and free surf stars will all compete to help their respective clubs in the quest to be crowned Australia’s best.
WSL Women's 2 x World Champion Tyler Wright (Culburra), Nikki van Dijk (Phillip Island), Wade Carmichael (Avoca) Adrian Buchan (Avoca), Connor O’Leary (Elouera) and Keely Andrew (North Shore) are just a few of the many to bolster an already star-studded field of surfers.
If you miss the live broadcast, be sure to catch all the National Final highlights in a dedicated 30-minute TV show scheduled for April 1st at 1 pm on Channel 9 for Sydney/Brisbane and 1:30 pm for Melbourne/Adelaide and Perth viewers.
nudie Australian Boardriders Battle Series V National Final Qualifiers:
BURLEIGH HEADS BOARDRIDERS CLUB (QLD)
SNAPPER ROCKS SURFRIDERS CLUB (QLD)
NORTH SHORE BOARDRIDERS CLUB (QLD)
POINT LOOKOUT BOARDRIDERS CLUB (QLD)
SCARBOROUGH BOARDRIDERS CLUB (NSW)
ULLADULLA BOARDRIDERS (NSW)
MAROUBRA UNITED BOARDRIDERS (NSW)
MEREWETHER SURFBOARD CLUB (NSW)
AVOCA BOARDRIDERS (NSW)
NORTH STEYNE BOARDRIDERS (NSW)
BYRON BAY BOARDRIDERS (NSW)
LE-BA BOARDRIDERS (NSW)
COFFS HARBOUR BOARDRIDERS (NSW)
MARGARET RIVER BOARDRIDERS CLUB (WA)
SOUTH COAST BOARDRIDERS (STH AUS)
PHILLIP ISLAND BOARDRIDERS CLUB (VIC)
SOUTH ARM BOARDRIDERS (TAS)
CULBURRA BEACH BOARDRIDERS CLUB (NSW)
ELOUERA BOARDRIDERS CLUB (NSW)
NORTH NARRABEEN BOARDRIDERS CLUB (NSW)
BONDI BOARDRIDERS (NSW)
NORTH SHELLY BOARDRIDERS CLUB (NSW)
TORQUAY BOARDRIDERS CLUB (VIC)
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The nudie Australian Boardriders Battle is officially sanctioned by the World Surf League (WSL), which allows Australian WSL Championship Tour surfers (men and women) the opportunity to represent their local boardriders club at respective state qualifying events as well as the national final.
The purpose of the nudie Australian Boardriders Battle program is to build the profile and capacity of community boardriders clubs Australia-wide. In the past four years, Surfing Australia has invested over $600,000 into Surfing Australia affiliated boardriders clubs as part of the nudie Australian Boardriders Battle series.
Major sponsors of the 2017/18 series include the naming rights partner nudie and supporting sponsors Oakley, Nikon, Woolworths, Milwaukee, Destination NSW, Newcastle City Council, World Surfaris, World Surf League, mySURF.tv, XXXX Summer Bright Larger, Fox Sports, Channel 9, 2XP and Surfing Australia.
To find out more information, please visit www.australianboardridersbattle.com
nudie Australian Boardriders Battle Series 2017/18
EVENT 1 - Gold Coast, QLD - August 26, 2017
EVENT 2 – NSW South - Kiama, NSW - Sept 2, 2017
EVENT 3 - NSW Central - North Narrabeen, NSW - Sept 23, 2017
EVENT 4 - NSW Nth - Coffs Harbour, NSW - Oct 7, 2017
EVENT 5 - Trigg, WA - Oct 21, 2017
EVENT 6 - Fleurieu Peninsula, SA - Nov 11, 2017
EVENT 7 - Phillip Island, VIC - Dec 9, 2017
EVENT 8 - Clifton Beach, TAS - Dec 16, 2017
NATIONAL FINAL – Newcastle Beach, NSW – Feb 17-18, 2018