About Me

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Gerringong, NSW, Australia
Thanks for visiting.
My name is Lilly and I'm a bodyboarder from Werri Beach in NSW Australia :)

I am winner of the Australasian Pro Tour in 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011 and 2012.
I just finished in 7th place on the 2013 IBA World Tour, my dream is to bring the World Title back to Australia!

My main aim is to promote happiness, kindness, healthy living and to always be pushing yourself in some kind of venture. I love travelling, I love good barrelling waves and chasing swells all over the world, and I love the dedication needed to be a good competitor.
I'm always keeping my Facebook athlete page updated with all my adventures, so be sure to 'like' my page to stayed informed: https://www.facebook.com/bodyboarderlillypollard

I'm looking for assistance to help me achieve my dream of becoming world champion, and also showcasing girls charging in waves of consequence. If you think you can help, shoot me an email at: lillypollard81@yahoo.com.au
Many thanks to my current sponsors for their support: Flipmode Clothing, Hive Swimwear, GoPro cameras, Zion Wetsuits, Travel Insurance Direct, BoogerBod training and Treehugger Wax.

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

IBA World Tour update

Hey guys!
Well, the IBA WOrld Tour is finished for 2013, and I've finished up in 7th place. I had a pretty good trip to Portugal and Brazil for the Grand Slam events in September, and finished in fifth at each contest. It was not really the result I was after, the waves were very small and inconsistent and I simply didnt get the waves I needed to progress in my semi final heats. The two fifth places did push me up into 3rd place on the tour rankings, but I was out of contention for the World Title, and couldn't really afford to finish the tour, so I headed home, back to work. There were two remaining events in Venezuela and Puerto Rico which I couldn't make, so my final ranking dropped back to 7th.
I had an amazing time on tour, met some incredible people, saw some really beautiful parts of the world, and had lots of fun. I really enjoy the challenge of pushing myself mentally and physically in competition. The one thing I did miss a little bit was surfing good pumping waves. We had some bad luck at the events this year with pretty small and difficult conditions.
While competing, I worked with the IBA on creating some interesting vids to keep everyone up to date with the tour. Here's the links to my series. I had fun creating these! >>>

Monday, August 5, 2013

Welcome back!

Hi guys!

Well, it's been a long time between posts. I do apologise. I have to admit, I have not paid enough attention to this blog of mine, BUT I've still definitely been entrenched in my competitive bodyboarding career and getting media for my beloved sport.

I felt like less people were interested in the blogging thing, and more focused on Facebook and Instagram, so I have been busily keeping my Facebook athlete page well updated, so be sure to check me out there: https://www.facebook.com/bodyboarderlillypollard
And I also post super regularly (twice daily) on my Instagram: http://instagram.com/lillypollard
I've also been doing a bunch of training....
And video work.... The best thing to do is keep in touch with me on Facebook and Instagram and, I'll be sure to also post a little more regularly here once again. Thanks for your support everyone! :)

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Travel blog!!!

I've created a separate blog for my World Title adventure over the next three months. I'll be posting daily, so be sure to check it out!

If you're a potential sponsor interested in learning more about me, flick through the archives along the right on this blog that you're on now (lillypollard.blogspot). All my media history and contest results are in here. Cheers!

Sunday, July 22, 2012

New video!

I'm currently in third place on the Tour, and with 4 big events still remaining, anyone can win it! I'm chasing my World Title dream!

I've just booked my flights for the final leg of the tour which goes like this:

Sintra Pro Grand Slam, Portugal: August 28 -September 2
Miss Sumol Cup (Regional event), Portugal: September 3-4
Rio Pro Grand Slam, Brazil: September 11-16
Bodyboard Pro Festival Grand Slam, Venezuela: September 20-23
Encanto Pro Grand Slam, Puerto Rico: November 2-13

I'm still in need of extra sponsors if anyone is interested, shoot me an email! lillypollard81@yahoo.com.au
I plan to do a travel blog of my trip, and I'm happy to do any other promotional work :)

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Fun times and more media!

Got a pic run in Le Boogie magazine issue 10, which came out only recently. Beautiful shot, thanks Ray! I got some fun ones that day!

The good run of swell has continued around home! So stoked! I've been exploring more and surfing all over the coast lately between long shifts at work.
A couple of days ago I headed down to Jervis Bay with my friend Emily. It was such a good day, the sun was shining, the waves were pumping, and we managed to do some good exploring of the area, loved it!
I also tested out a new set-up for my GoPro cam. I call it bum-cam!
You can see a bunch of other pics on my facebook: www.facebook.com/bodyboarderlillypollard

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

More sick waves and a Facebook fan page!

Yep, got me a fanpage on Facebook this week, check it out, and like me if you like it! I'd really like that! ha...
Meanwhile, I have been having loads of fun camping and exploring and getting shacked in the waves around home this past month (in between long shifts at my job!). Tonight I'm feeling super tired and worn out, but still super stoked on life!
Here's a couple pics of what I've been sampling ;)
And photo from land by Cameron Sullivan >>>

I have also been filming with RushTV on ABC3 for an upcoming episode (I'll keep you posted when it will air).
I'm counting down to the next event on the IBA World Tour, The Sintra Pro Portugal, at the end of August. I have some time now to work and save the dollars, and have been talking with a few different companies about sponsorship. Fingers crossed I can pull enough dollars together to finish the tour this year! I'm feeling good about it!!!

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Waves at home!!!

I have the current WOrld Tour leader, Isabela Sousa staying with me for three weeks, so it's been really good to surf with her and push each other a lot. We scored super fun waves and perfect conditions at Aussie Pipe only a few days ago, and more swell is on it's way, so excited!

Scored these gems with my GoPro cam in hand:
 ^ Isabela in a fun pit!
Me about to get tubed during an amazing sunset >