Friends of Matt Barclay hold a memorial service for him at the Maroochydore Surf Life Saving Club.
THE champions of elite surf lifesaving have joined forces to oppose new recommendations which could force them to wear helmets and lifejackets in rough seas.
THE Surf Life Saving community has paused today to remember Matthew Barclay on the one year anniversary of his death.
MATT Barclay's family and friends have remembered the surf life saver with a memorial walk on what would have been his 15th birthday.
THE parents of Matt Barclay say they do not blame anyone for their son's tragic death, saying there was always an element of risk in going in the ocean.
IN the midst of his deepest despair, Steve Barclay got up in front of 100 of his son's Maroochydore clubmates urging them to "hang in there".