September 22 2006


by Surfrider Foundation

Surfrider Foundation Headquarters of Coolangatta held a world champion sign up day with two of Australia’s leading surfing icons World Surfing Champion of 1978 Wayne ‘ Rabbit’ Bartholomew and 1999 World Surfing Champion Mark ‘Occy’ Occhilupo.

The two surfing icons arrived at Surfrider National Office in Coolangatta on Tuesday, 5th of September to personaly sign photo’s being featured in limited edition memorabilia.
Memorablia will be accompanied by four other world signatories dating back to 1976.
These include Mark Richards, Barton Lynch, Tom Carrol and Damien Hardman, and will be attending another signing opportunity in Sydney.

Four hundred of the limited edition pieces will be available to buy at all major Surf stores with the majority of proceeds being donated to the Surfrider Foundation.
The Foundation is dedicated to supporting the protection of our ocean through Conservation, Activism, Research and Education.

Contact all good surf shops or Ripcurl stores throughout Australia, or online at to purchase the memorabilia.

Sydney: The Chairman Surfrider, Foundation Australia. Mr Geoff Withycombe 0425 325 148
The Manager Platinum Solutions. Mr Greg Tannock 0433 461 701

Coolangatta: The General Manager, Surfrider Foundation Australia. Mr Stuart Ball 0424 352 792