New Surfing Australia Studios Series: the Dometic Outdoor Challenge with Owen Wright

Published on 14/10/2023

Prepare for an adrenaline-fueled battle in nature as Surfing Australia joins forces with premier outdoor lifestyle brand DometicOutdoor to bring you a brand new series: the Dometic Outdoor Challenge with Owen Wright.

Picture this: the nation’s top four boardrider clubs, dropped into the great outdoors, pitted against each other in a series of contests devised by Australia’s own surfing legend and bronze medal-winning Olympic champion, Owen Wright. This is no ordinary battle; it’s an epic clash of skill, grit, and sheer determination, featuring surfing, fishing, camping, and a whole lot more.

Challenge Master and Dometic Ambassador, Owen Wright said: “I grew up outdoors. We travelled the whole coast camping or in a bus, my whole family together. It gave us a really good perspective and really good connection and I just want to get surfers in general outside, out of their nice comfy houses and into nature, but to realise how good the products from Dometic have gotten today.”

With $16,000 in cash and products up for grabs, the intensity has never been higher. These boardrider clubs aren’t just here to participate; they’re here to dominate.

Surfing Australia Head of Partnerships Clarissa Pike said: “At Surfing Australia, we believe in celebrating the spirit of adventure and showcasing the incredible talent of our boardrider clubs. The Dometic Outdoor Challenge with Owen Wright provides a unique peek behind the scenes, revealing the true essence of our surfing community.”

Join us as the four teams from the 2023 Hyundai Australian Boardriders Battle Grand Final go head-to-head in this thrilling three-part series. Can Byron Bay Boardriders continue their winning streak this year? Or will Snapper Rocks Surfriders, Avoca Boardriders, or Merewether Surfboard Club step up to claim bragging rights in this unique competition?

Hosted by the dynamic Vaughan Blakey, and with Challenge Master Owen Wright at the helm, find out who will emerge as the ultimate champion of the inaugural DometicOutdoor Challenge with Owen Wright.

Starting today, we unveil episodes once a month, exclusively on Surfing Australia TV on Channel Nine and on the mySURFtv YouTube channel.

Get ready for the thrilling showdown and unbreakable spirit of Australia’s finest boardrider clubs

Episode release dates:
14th October 2023
18th November 2023
16th December 2023

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