Queensland Surf Championships Masters Showdown on Coolum Beach

Published on 23/05/2024

SUNSHINE COAST, QUEENSLAND (Friday, 17 May, 2024) – It was a masterclass of surfing today at Coolum Beach, as the Master’s Shortboard Titles took to the water to compete for the prestigious Queensland Title and a chance to compete at the Australian Titles. 

Coolum Beach provided the ideal playground for the seasoned surfers, with two-to-three foot swell on offer for the Over 35 surfers to showcase their mastery of the sport. 

The competition was intense and exciting, with surfers from all over the state showcasing their skills in the various divisions ranging from the Over 35 to Over 60.

Joe Shwartz surfed a nail-biting final against fierce competitors, Murray Scott, Dean Carpenter and Gavin Potter. Both Shwartz and Scott will be representing Queensland at the Australian Surf Championships.

Leith Goebel and Kate Perry competed in the Over 50 and Over 60 Women divisions, with Perry winning Over 50 and Goebel claiming victory in Over 60. 

2024 Queensland Surf Championships is proudly presented by Travla.

Surfing Queensland have joined forces with Danny Green’s Stop the Coward Punch Campaign who are proudly supporting the 2024 Queensland Surf Championships.

Surfing Queensland is proudly supported by Queensland Government, Suzuki, Sunshine Coast Council, Queensland Government, DriTimes, We Are Feel Good Inc, QMS Media, The Point Coolum, Ancestral Nutrition and Travla.


Shortboard Women O35: Nathalie Rennie

Shortboard Men O35: Joe Schwartz

Shortboard Men O40: Matt Clark

Shortboard Men O45: Troy Dowker

Shortboard Women O50: Leith Goebel

Shortboard Men O50: Kyle Robinson

Shortboard Men O55Paul Wayland

Shortboard Women O60: Kate Perry

Shortboard Men O60: David Masters


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