In a effort across all age groups, two Coolum footy players have made their mark on the international stage.
A COOLUM kayaker has captured his impressive close encounter with a whale on film.
Maroochy bowlers Michael Sorrensen and Allan Newman won the Prestige Pairs title at Coolum Beach.
In a record-breaking sign on season, extra funds for new boards have been secured for Coolum nippers.
"IT wasn't all plain sailing on the back nine but I did enough to win and at the end of the day that's all that we remember.”
World tour leader Julian Wilson is set to collide with in-form home-town competitor Kael Walsh at the Margaret River Pro.
WORLD tour leader Julian Wilson started his Margaret River Pro campaign in fine fashion on Friday, with a heat win.
AFTER his accident, looking at the good things in life has helped Daniel each day.
WILSON was denied the chance to catch a decent wave in the dying moments of his clash with the Californian.
THE 29-year-old from Peregian Beach snared a ride of 4.77 points to accumulate 11.10, beating France's Joan Duru (10.83) and Australia's Carl Wright (7.00).
Peregian Beach is in the midst of determining the way forward for their surfie
TEENAGER Nic Porter says he's shocked to be selected in the Australian squad,
Wilson overcomes injury at Gold Coast, drawing on inspiration from family
14-year-old footy talent invited to join Brisbane Lions Academy
All of Mudjimba's medals at last year's championships came through beach sprinting but the club was also hopeful of extending its success to the ocean events.
FORTUNES of the New Zealand sevens women's rugby team will be shaped at Coolum this week.
Murphy will have former Diggers player Adam Cross in his playing roster.
"It was amazing, getting the experience of what it's like to do a CT (Championship Tour) event and I hope to be there one day and doing it.”
"THREE heats and an event win, not a bad day in the office.”
TEENAGER is determined to keep improving after winning the under-18 boys title.