Michael Peterson Dies at 59

Kirra Legend Michael Peterson passed away this morning at the age of 59. Michael Peterson honed his skills with the Kirra Surfriders Club in the late 60’s and developed into Australia’s premier competition surfer. In 1970 MP won the Kirra Pro Am, this began a phenomenal winning streak that saw him win many State, National […]

Plans to Bring Back Kirra

  Cr Peter Young’s plan to boost the Gold Coast surf industry was officially launched by the beach at Coolangatta on Saturday (17 March 2012). Just a few hundred metres away from the troubled Kirra Beach, Cr Young outlined his vision for the Gold Coast as a global centre for surfing while also promising to […]

2012 Club Round 2

Club Round two held on Sunday 11th of March 2012 was held at D’bah which offered competitors 2-3ft peaks to show off their talents. Click here for news, results and photos of all the action.  


Press release by Andrew McKinnon. Gold Coast Mayoral candidate Peter Young is backing the proposal to  bring back Big Groyne Kirra and will hold a public rally this Saturday at Queen  Elizabeth Park, Coolangatta from 11am to announce his intentions. The Big Groyne was reduced by 30 metres in 1995 by then the Gold Coast Deputy  […]

Volcom: Give Jeans a chance

In a quest to raise awareness around homelessness in Australia and New Zealand, Volcom are partnering up with YOU to help make a difference. On March 1st 2012 Volcom will launch Give Jeans A Chance- a nationwide 3 month initiative which is specifically focused on donating jeans to those in need. Last year we successfully […]

New 2012 Club & KTC Sponsor – Community Engine

Kirra Surfriders Club are thrilled to announce a new sponsorship deal with Community Engine, a new place for people to connect as a community online. Community Engine is a Gold Sponsor for the Kirra Teams Challenge in 2012 and will also be a major partner for our official website. Community Engine’s proud sponsorship of our […]

New 2012 Club & KTC Sponsor – The Perfect Wave

Kirra Surfriders are excited to announce a sponsorship deal with The Perfect Wave Surf Experience, one of the biggest surf travel companies in the world. The Perfect Wave are proudly sponsoring both our 50th Anniversary Event in January and our annual Kirra Teams Challenge in February. They have provided two awesome prizes, one of each to be raffled by […]

KSC 50th Birthday Celebrations in 2012!

Kirra Surfriders will celebrate 50 years on Saturday 28th January 2012, 2.30pm Qld time at Kirra Cultural Centre (Old Cooly State School Kirra Hill). Tickets can be purchased by depositing online into the Bank of Queensland account: BSB: 124063 Account number: 10387071 You must leave your full name in the reference section so we know who has paid […]

Volcom Sponsors The 2012 Kirra Teams Challenge

Kirra Surfriders are proud to announce Volcom as the Platinum Naming Rights Sponsor for the 2012 Kirra Teams Challenge. Volcom is a modern lifestyle brand that embodies the creative spirit of youth culture. The company was founded on liberation, innovation and experimentation while remaining dedicated to the breakdown of established traditions. Volcom’s avant-garde approach to […]