– Australia Hosts Cooly Classic Coolangatta Ocean Swim On 3 April 2011
02/17/2011 is pleased to announce the Cooly Classic Coolangatta ocean swimming event will be held on the Gold Coast, Australia on the 3rd of April 2011.

Online PR News – 17-February-2011 – – The open water ocean race starts at Rainbow Beach and ends at Kirra Beach on the Gold Coast of Australia and has short 500-meter options for the novice ocean swimmer. Also offered are longer and more challenging swims for those testing their abilities as iron men or women on the two km trek that traverses an area well known for spectacular surfing waves.

Registration fees are 45.00 dollars for the long swim and 35.00 for the short one.

This Gold Coast region is known as a favourite with the surfing crowd offering three large surf breaks with world-renowned waves. The breaks are the Coolangatta, Snapper Rocks and Kirra, where the race finishes. Excellent physical conditioning and training is required to swim the longer race and navigate the punishing waves through this popular beach area.

The atmosphere for the event is fun and friendly for onlookers and family that cheer on their favourite contenders from the shore. Onlookers who wish to follow their favourite swimmers progression to the finish line or who choose to venture in the water and splash in the surf can walk the entire length of beach. Vendors regularly mingle in the crowd providing cool beverages and snacks for those land lovers who prefer relaxing and watching the contenders test their strength and abilities on this challenging ocean swimming event.

Lek Boonlert, marketing head at comments: “Many travellers will be enjoy participating in or watching the Cooly Classic Coolangatta ocean swimming event, this may cause Gold coast a busy place on that period, so we recommend online reservation of Gold Coast hotels to ensure getting the hotel and price that you want.”