The Boardriders Foundation is a non-profit organization committed to benefiting and enhancing the quality of life for communities of board riders across Australia by supporting selected environmental, educational, health and youth-related projects.


PROJECTS


100 Million Bottles Into Boardshorts



Over the next few years, our goal is to incorporate recycled plastic into every boardshort we make. Working towards that goal, a major milestone has been reached — Quiksilver has officially recycled 100 million bottles into boardshorts and other goods.


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THE LORNE SURF SISTERS



The Lorne Surf Sisters are a group of passionate young girls aged between 7 and 12 who love surfing together and want to make a positive change to the world we live in. The Quiksilver Foundation proudly sponsors the Lorne Surf sisters, which allows them to focus raising money for the Refugee Migrant Children's Centre


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2017 COTTAGE BY THE SEA X QUIKSILVER SURF DAY



Through the Cottage by the Sea, the Quiksilver Foundation also donates clothing to help families in need and support throughout the year.


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2017 QUIKSILVER FOUNDATION REVEG DAY



The Quiksilver Foundation teamed up with the Surfcoast Landcare Group for their 10th year in a row, committing to revegetating Torquay's vast coastal area.


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BALI LEGEND, MADE SWITRA WINS THE ULUWATU CHALLENGE 2017



In a fitting climax to the Quiksilver and Coca-Cola Amatil sponsored Bali Big Eco Weekend, Bali legend Made Switra barreled his way to victory and celebrated his win at Single Fin as the sun set on a day of epic waves.


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BALI'S BIG ECO WEEKEND 2017



If you surf, and take surfing seriously; Chances are you’ve been to Bali and experienced all the great things that surfers love- Amazing waves, warm water and ice cold bintangs.


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HOW PLASTIC BOTTLES TURN INTO BOARDSHORTS



Ever enjoy a great surf in great waves on a great day and seen the not-so-great sight of plastic bottles strewn about the back-to-great beach? It creates a very deep, very specific breed of sadness. One that cuts you to the core. But, to heal that wound, we have two pieces of good news for you:


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BALI'S BIG ECO WEEKEND 2016



Surfers, tourists and locals joined with Quiksilver legends on the 30th and 31st July for The Big Bali Eco weekend 2016.


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2016 QUIKSILVER SUSTAINABILITY CHALLENGE



The Quiksilver Foundation, in conjunction with Plastic Bag Free Torquay, is pleased to launch the 2016 Quiksilver Sustainability Challenge!


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TORQUAY 8TH ANNUAL REVEGETATION DAY



In September 2015 Quiksilver in collaboration with Torquay Landcare, held their 8th annual Revegetation Day. This year the focus was on the Spring Creek region in Torquay.


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Mark Richards first visited Bali in 1981 for the Om Bali Pro held at Kuta Beach and back then there wasn’t really much going on except the locals doing what they do and the occasional surfer.


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SURF FOR LIFE: NORTH STRADBROKE



Join the kids frothing out on North Straddie in the Surf For Life Project.


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SURF FOR LIFE: COFFS COAST



On the 9th May 2015 a group of 89 children supported St Vincent de Paul North Coast Settlement Services in New South Wales took to the ocean at Woolgoolga for a specially organised VEGEMITE SurfGroms program under the Surf for Life Project.


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QUIKSILVER'S SUSTAINABILITY CHALLENGE 2015



The Quiksilver Sustainability Challenge is for students from Prep to Grade 6 from Torquay College Primary School, Bellbrae Primary School and St Therese Primary School.


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SURF FOR LIFE - KOOKABURRA KIDS FOUNDATION PROGRAM VEGEMITE SURFGROMS



The third program under the ‘Surf For Life Project’ ran successfully in Cronulla NSW in April.


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SURF FOR LIFE PROJECT - MISSION AUSTRALIA PROGRAM / VEGEMITE SURFGROMS



The fourth program under the ‘Surf For Life Project’ was completed successfully in Forster in April.


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VEGEMITE SURFGROMS ROADTRIP TO WILCANNIA



A group of Indigenous children from remote, outback Australia recently felt sand in their feet, swam in the ocean for the first time and hung out with two-time World Champion Tom Carroll.


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QUIKSILVER REVEGETATION DAY 2013



Quiksilver, in collaboration with LandCare held their annual Revegetation Day last Friday: the focus was the Spring Creek. This area is increasingly surrounded by urban development along with a range of recreational activities.


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