The Shaw and Partners Summer of Surf Series has attracted over one thousand competitors set to tackle the Manly Surf Open the 20th & 21st of January with the Freshwater Classic Sunday the 22nd forming the ‘perfect weekend.’

The Shaw and Partners Manly Surf Open will boast the traditional Summer of Surf offering and broadcast livestream on 7Plus with exciting additions including a nipper clinic, Manly Sea Eagles Signing session as well as a Red Bull Airshow by Matt Hall. 

Australian Ironman Champion and Manly Life Saving Club stalwart looks forward to tackling the world’s best surf sport stars on his home beach. 

“This event is shaping up to be absolutely massive! From all reports there will be great community support and I can’t wait to race on my home beach in front of a massive crowd”. 

Lizzie Welborn is having one of the most incredible starts to a summer in history taking multiple events across the IronWoman and Board events and is set to continue her career best form. 

“I absolutely love racing close to home and am so happy with how my racing is going. We just got to spend the afternoon with the Manly Nippers and they have got me so excited to race!”

Racing kicks off with the Ironman and Ironwoman heats 2:30pm Friday and Saturday will see heats in the morning before the 1pm broadcast finals package with over $75,000 of prizemoney up for grabs. 

Manly Sea Eagles signing session is at 10am Saturday the 21st and the not to be missed Red Bull Matt Hall Airshow is at 1:35pm.

All key event information can be found here.