Surfing helps mental health
What: One Wave, a not-for-profit-surf community group, are celebrating their 3rd birthday by creating the world’s largest fluoro wave to raise awareness for mental health illnesses like depression, anxiety and bipolar. You don’t need to be a surfer to participate, the wave will form by the linking of arms along the shoreline of beaches around the world. One Wave have a dream of getting 50 beaches involved!
The group regularly holds weekly “fluoro” sunrise sessions at various beaches across Australia to let mental health sufferers know they are not alone.
Why: To show your support for a great cause. Plus, you get to dress up in your brightest outfit and enjoy a morning swim or surf session.
When: Friday, 18 March from 6.30am.
Where: In Australia, 12 beaches have confirmed they are participating in the event:
Moffat Beach, Sunshine Coast
New South Wales
North Wollongong Beach
Bondi Beach (South Bondi)
Manly Beach (North Steyne)
Avoca Beach, Central Coast
Merewether Beach, Newcastle
Soldiers Beach, Norah Heads
Wategos Beach, Byron Bay
Scarborough Beach, Perth
Ocean Grove Beach
Smiths Beach, Phillip Island
Who: Everyone is welcome to attend, It’s FREE.
- Go surfing with One Wave on Bodypass
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