Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Perfect Guy for Revamp

Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Perfect Guy for Revamp

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Byline: PAUL MUNNINGS

SURF SPORTS: Ironman great Guy Leech will today launch a new-look national series which it is hoped will breathe new life into surf sports.

While full details of the 2010/11 series will not be released until the official launch at Noosa today, the Daily can reveal that Leech and the company behind V8 Supercars, Sports Entertainment Limited, will partner with Surf Life Saving Australia to run the professional series.

Noosa will be one of the race venues thanks in part to funding being provided by Tourism Noosa and Queensland Events.

The Kellogg's Nutri-Grain series has previously run its Sunshine Coast round at Coolum Beach and Alexandra Headland.

An invitation to today's launch at the Noosa surf club describes the announcement as "the most exciting addition to the Surf Sports calendar for many years".

"The who's who of ironman and ironwoman racing will be in attendance for what promises to kickstart the hottest summer of action on the sand and in the water in recent memory. …

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