Popout ’76

Posted: January 28, 2019 at 11:24 am

January 1976. Shark Island. Back then, a young Gerry Manion and a couple of others had Shark Island to themselves. Most surfers thought the place was unrideable and just too dangerous to ride. Tim Vanderlaan Photo.

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Dean Hughes

Posted: January 28, 2019 at 11:10 am

Dean Hughes, Shark Island in a “4 page pull-out” in American “SURFING MAGAZINE” photo by the late GREAT Peter Crawford – very early 80’s!

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Winter 2000

Posted: January 28, 2019 at 10:53 am

Winter 2000. A shark island wave is something to behold. Tim Vanderlaan Photo.island mid 90-21650

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Steve Doney. Matt Surfing ’76

Posted: July 18, 2018 at 11:33 am

June 5, 1976. Steve Doney. Matt rider, Shark Island, a few years before the “lids” discovered the Island, Steve was charging impossible waves on an air filled canvas matt. Steve’s gotta be Cronulla’s unsung surfing hero. Tim Vanderlaan Photo.

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Glenn Pringle

Posted: June 6, 2018 at 12:12 pm

Glenn dragged himself away from his beloved Dunny Bowl at Elouera to score a thumping Shark Island swell Circa 90s photo Chris Stroh

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Shark Island 1975

Posted: April 29, 2018 at 12:22 pm

1975 Speed Stance. Shark Island. The 70’s single fin boards were designed to go fast in a straight line, turning was optional. Tim Vanderlaan Photo

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June 1995 Shark Island.

Posted: January 22, 2018 at 2:11 pm

June 1995 Shark Island.  Unidentified surfer casually riding in the eye of a cold and overcast winter island wave. Tim Vanderlaan photo.

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the Island June ’95

Posted: January 22, 2018 at 2:06 pm

June 1995 Shark Island.  Unidentified surfer casually dragging a hand on a cold and overcast winter wave. Tim Vanderlaan photo.

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Shark Island ’83

Posted: January 9, 2018 at 7:19 am

Shark Island June 1983. An unidentified surfer setting up the inside section. Tim Vanderlaan Photo.

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Scott Topper ’83

Posted: December 22, 2017 at 8:44 am

June 1983 Scott Topper. Shark Island.  Small in stature, huge in talent, and pictured here riding inside a peeling barrel at Shark Island. Tim Vanderlaan photo

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