Gerry Manion ’76

Posted: June 18, 2020 at 4:38 am

March 1976 Gerry Manion. Not much competition for waves at Shark island 44 years ago… only had to paddle out and catch a wave…. Tim Vanderlaan photo

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Shark Island 1985.

Posted: April 25, 2020 at 5:30 am

Shark Island 1985. Not sure who it is, but I do recall it was around the time when some pro surfers where in town for one of the big comps held in Cronulla. Tim Vanderlaan Photo

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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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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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Steve Hare

Posted: December 18, 2019 at 1:48 pm

Steve Hare last blast Surfing Life mag Circa 80s photo Chris Stroh

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Spike

Posted: December 18, 2019 at 1:36 pm

Mid 1980’s. Richard “Spike” James in perfect position on a Shark Island pearl. Tim Vanderlaan photo.

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Richard “Spike”James

Posted: December 18, 2019 at 1:30 pm

 

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Richard “Spike”James one of the dominant forces at The Point and Shark Island throughout the 80s. From Surfing Life magazine seq by Chris Stroh

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Bodyboarder @ Shark Island

Posted: November 12, 2019 at 12:24 pm

2015. Shark Island. You just can’t do this on a stand up board. This free falling bodyboarder still looking confident he’ll find a way out. Tim Vanderlaan photo

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Rupolph Feinbeer

Posted: November 12, 2019 at 12:10 pm

Mid 80’s. Rupolph Feinbeer in the slot at Shark Island. No wonder sons Warren and Steve had the place wired. Tim Vanderlaan Photo.

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Grant Grub Coulter

Posted: November 12, 2019 at 12:00 pm

Mid 80’s. Shark Island. Grant ‘Grub’ Coulter casual on a pitching island slab. Tim Vanderlaan Photo.

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