The Guinness World Record for “Most Surfers Riding the Same Wave” was set during the Earthwave Beach Festival in 2009. The number of surfers on the wave was 110. This year, the organisers of the festival will again attempt to break this record during the sixth edition of the Earthwave Beach Festival.
Taking place in Muizenberg on 19 and 20 October, 2013’s Earthwave Beach Festival promises to be the biggest and best one yet. Sponsored by BOS Ice Tea, the festival will focus on healthy and sustainable living, and offer fun activities for the entire family. It’s a representation of the BOS ethos: Good health does not need to be at the expense of good let-your-hair-down-living. One can have it all.
The festival line-up includes a number of longboard surfing events, stand-up paddleboard racing, skateboarding and beach clean-ups. Children who are keen to learn surfing can get in on the action by signing up for lessons. Anyone who still has energy left at the end of the day can listen and party to live bands at the after-party that’ll be hosted in the Pavilion at Surfers Corner.
There will also be one other Guinness World Record attempt – the record for “The Longest Touch Rugby Game”. The current record stands at 27 hours and was set in Australia in 2010. The WP Touch Association is looking to break this record and has organised a touch rugby match that’ll run from 8am on Saturday to noon on Sunday. That’s 28 hours in total, so fingers crossed they make it!
Alongside all of the fun, BOS and the Earthwave Beach Festival will highlight environmental issues and raise funds for the Sunflower Fund and the Shark Spotters. Both of these organisations do worlds of good in their respective fields and are more than worthy of the public’s support.
With so much going on at the BOS Earthwave Beach Festival, you really can’t afford to miss out.
For more information, visit the BOS Earthwave Beach Festival Facebook page or contact Kahuna Promotions, organisers of the event.