Stab Magazine | Swell Or Not, The Snapper Party Starts This Week

Swell Or Not, The Snapper Party Starts This Week

Add Julian Wilson, Rabbit and The Hurley Surf Club to your Gold Coast agenda.

style // Mar 9, 2017
Words by Image: Juan
Reading Time: 2 minutes

Welcome back to the month of March, that time of year when the Gold Coast is overrun by the entirety of surfing’s extended family. The scaffold is up, ready to be wrapped in banners, logos and assorted world tour paraphernalia. It’s always a thrill strolling through the hive, bumping shoulders with competitors, photographers, promo gals and your favourite faces from the webcast. After grinding through a dismal start to the season, Snapper’s finally had a taste of swell, but long range forecasts suggest the opening days of the CT window will disappoint. However, if you’re not out taking a ticket in the busy lineup, there’s always plenty of ways to get your kicks during the CT’s first stop. 

Hurley have forwarded us a list of events to pencil into our GC schedules. Whether or not the waves show they’ll have Q&A’s with Julian Wilson, board demos with JS, wisdom from Wayne ‘Rabbit’ Bartholomew, surf training and more running every day. Run your eyes over the itinerary below and avoid dull moments.

Friday, March 10:
-5pm to 8pm at At Café D’Bah (QLD TIME)
MAKING MAGIC: Rabbit Bartholomew + Bob Hurley Q&A + Printing Press

Saturday, March 11:
-9am to 12pm at Greenmount
Retro board demo day with Stacey Surfboards

Sunday, March 12:
-8am to 10:30 & 11am to 1:30pm at Greenmount SLSC
Surf Session + Video Analysis

-2pm to 4pm at Greenmount SLSC
Board art with local artist and international artists

Monday, March 13:
-6.15am to 7.15am & 7.30am to 8.30am on Greenmount Beach
Yoga for Surfers

-4pm at Greenmount SLSC
Strength & Mobility

Tuesday, March 14:
-6:30am to 9:30am at Greenmount SLSC
Surf session & video analysis with Palm Beach Currumbin High School

-4:00pm to 6:30pm at Greenmount SLSC
Surf session & video analysis

Wednesday, March 15:
-3:00pm to 5:00pm at Hurley High Performance Centre, Casuarina
Strength and conditioning for surfers & skate sessions

Thursday, March 16:
-6:30am to 8:30am at Greenmount SLSC
Surf session & video analysis

-2:00pm to 4:00pm at Greenmount SLSC
Board art with local artist

Friday, March 17:
-4:00pm to 6:30pm at Greenmount
Ride what Julian Wilson rides with JS Surfboards

Saturday, March 18:
-5:30pm at Greenmount SLSC
Julian Wilson Q&A + printing press

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