Richard Herbert ’78

Posted: March 17, 2020 at 10:08 am

Herbie scores a dredger at Shark Island in ’78. Shot with a Nikonos II by Chris Stroh

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Posted in 70's | Shark Island

1981 The Wanda Beer Tent

Posted: March 17, 2020 at 9:37 am

1981 The Wanda beer tent. The Australian surf life saving titles were held at Wanda for the first time and tooheys was the beer of choice. “I feel like a tooheys or two”. Tim Vanderlaan Photo.

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Posted in 80's

The Liddelow’s at Wanda Beach

Posted: March 17, 2020 at 9:20 am

Remember the house on the hill just above Wanda surf club. this belonged to the Liddelows family Circa 70s and 80s, heres a few shots from the photo album lid83445628_2845137718870719_18951379984842752_n 84456771_2845137645537393_8018740350069768192_n 84636480_2845137655537392_1818360016344711168_n

Posted in General

Gary Hughes ’78

Posted: March 17, 2020 at 9:10 am

Gary Hughes from SURF Magazine, May issue 1978 photo Dave Shaw.

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Posted in The Point

Gary Hughes

Posted: March 17, 2020 at 9:04 am

After coping a fin to his skull in Hawaii Gary used a (Canadian Ice Hockey) helmet  to cover the “soft spot” where the surgeons had removed a large segment of smashed skull-bone & allowed me to surf and compete, before my cranioplasty (plate insertion)…Photo Getty Images

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Posted in 70's

Col O’leary ’78

Posted: January 31, 2020 at 2:02 pm

1978 Elouera Beach. A long haired Col O’leary and his younger brother Finbar have been regulars of the Cronulla beach scene for decades. Col is Connor O’leary’s uncle. Tim Vanderlaan Photo.

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Posted in 70's | EBC

Racing Nippers ’68

Posted: January 31, 2020 at 1:54 pm

1968. Racing nippers spraying water. The Wanda surf club (top right) sat high on the hill, and the Elouera surf club (mid shot) had recently been constructed. Tim Vanderlaan photo collection.

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Posted in 60's

Wanda SLSC ’68

Posted: January 31, 2020 at 1:52 pm

1968. Wanda SLSC nipper group competing in the Sunday morning wadding race. Tim Vanderlaan Photo Collection

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Posted in 60's

Tim Gibson ’83

Posted: January 31, 2020 at 1:49 pm

1983. Tim Gibson. A regular competitor in the Elouera Board riders club throughout the 1980’s. Tim Vanderlaan photo

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Posted in EBC

Winter 2001

Posted: January 31, 2020 at 1:47 pm

Winter 2001. This bodyboarder narrowly evades an angry avalanche of water at Shark Island. Tim Vanderlaan Photo

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Posted in Shark Island