February 10, 2017

Channel Nine and Surfing Australia renew ties

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Channel Nine and Surfing Australia have signed a new two year partnership that will see both parties sharing more content.

Nine will broadcast 15 half hour episodes of plus 12 monthly half hour episodes of Surfing Australia TV.

The 15 shows will feature surf lifestyle and culture content, while Surfing Australia TV will focus on competition and Surfing Australia programs throughout the country.

As part of the partnership, Nine will support Surfing Australia charity foundation programs including the Surf for Life Project and Soldier On Surf Therapy program through community announcements on their free to air television channels.

Surfing Australia chief executive, Andrew Stark, said: “We are thrilled to announce this major partnership with the Nine Network that will confirm the broadcast of our key TV shows in Surfing Australia TV and This partnership is critical to ensure we are able to continue to deliver quality sport development programs with iconic sponsors that ensures we deliver on our purpose to create a healthier and happier Australia through surfing.”

Amanda Laing, Channel Nine’s managing director added: “Nine is proud to continue our support of Surfing Australia. Australia has the best surfers in the world and surfing remains one of the nation’s favourite sports. Now confirmed for the Tokyo Olympics, the profile of the sport and our world champion surfers will go from strength to strength.”


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