We witnessed a distressing sight at Avalon -- a small boy, who missed his wave, trying to catch up but being knocked around by the shorebreak, and in tears because "I don't know the course".
How old should kids be before they're allowed to take part in ocean swims? There are no rules. What do you think?
See our event report on oceanswims.com for more on this.
And tell us about Torquay on Sat'dee, Sorrento and West Beach on Sundee...