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World Surf League - Exclusive Backstage Tour

Get a backstage pass to the Corona Open Gold Coast

IMPORTANT UPDATE: Unfortunately, due to circumstances out of our control, the WSL has made the tough decision to cancel the Gold Coast event. We are exploring other opportunities for students to go behind the scenes of the World Surf League and will update this page when we have more information.

It takes more than athletes to put on an international sporting event.

Thanks to Bond University, you can see the inner workings of the WSL Corona Open Gold Coast and ride the wave of career opportunities in an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour.

Catch a full lineup of careers from sport management to marketing, events, exercise and sports science, business, journalism, film and television and project management.

During a backstage tour of the Open, you will explore the athlete spaces, judging area, media and broadcast area and operations control room, and you'll also have access to the exclusive VIP area.

Get an inside look at the Open, while carving out your own study and career path. A Bond University Regional Manager will be on hand to answer any questions you have about Bond. 

The lineup

What to expect during your backstage tour.

Career Surfing is your all-access pass to the Corona Open Gold Coast. On your guided tour, you will visit the restricted athlete, medical and warm-up areas.

Broadcasting the Open is a huge operation. Join the media pack and dive deeper into the film, television and media aspects of the event.

Your guide will show you around the engine that keeps the event running - the operations compound. 

Your tour includes a visit to place where the winners are crowned. Say hello to surfing royalty in the judging area. 

Your experience will finish in the exclusive VIP area, with a Q&A session with career experts and Bond students. Once you've finished browsing the careers backstage, the in-water action continues! You're welcome to stay and enjoy the show from the best seats in the house.