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Havaianas Australia Day Thong Challenge 2014 @ Mooloolaba

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by Heath Hewitt (subscribe)
Writer and fitness enthusiast living in beautiful Redcliffe, Queensland.
Get in the sun, have fun and hopefully set a world record
There's nothing more patriotic that the beach, a pair of thongs and Australia Day. Get ready for the most Aussie thing you an Aussie could ever hope to do - participate in the Havaianas Australia Day Thong Challenge 2014 @ Mooloolaba. The fun, annual challenge pits state against state in the quest to break a world record. Bondi. Cottesloe. Glenelg and Torquay - consider yourselves challenged.

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If this doesn't celebrate Australia Day I don't know what will.

This is a family-friendly day attracting thousands of people to its various locations. The main goal at each location is to set the new world record for the largest number of giant inflatable Havaianas out on the ocean. The record was first set back in 2006 - and they've managed to beat it five times so far. Western Australia's the current record holder with 2093 participants.

This is official world record business - Guinness have some strict guidelines that must be adhered to. Read up on how you can help Mooloolaba claim the record here.Come on, Mooloolaba! You've got this. Not only that, but there will be plenty of activities planned, plus prizes and giveawaya.

While there's plenty of fun to be had on the day, there's also plenty of fundraising going on in the background. In fact, $10 from every beach registration is donated back to the local surf life saving club for each participating beach. For the Sunshine Coast, that's Mooloolaba SLSC.

Your Australia Day has just been set.
Your Australia Day has just been set.

You don't even have to hit Mooloolaba beach to join in with the fun. This year you can host a backyard BBQ and create your own challenge at home. For $120 you get four of your own giant inflatable Havaianas along with streamers,a ball and a Frisbee - everything you need for an awesome Australia Day.

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Mate against mate, state against state.

The Havaianas Thong Challenge is unforgettable event. Grab your mates and head to the beach this Australia Day. You can sign up here right now if you want.
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Why? To help claim a world record for Mooloolaba while having a blast on Australia Day
Where: Mooloolaba Beach
Cost: $30 gets you a giant Havaianas inflatable and entry into the world record attempt
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