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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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.


Posted in 80's | Shark Island

Richard “Spike”James

Posted: December 18, 2019 at 1:30 pm



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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Mark Rhino Ryan

Posted: August 4, 2019 at 1:20 am

Mark Rhino Ryan Shark Island tube master photo early 90s photo Chris Stroh


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Glen Vickers

Posted: August 4, 2019 at 1:13 am

 1980 Glen Vickers @ Shark Island photo courtesy of Graeme Hutchinson

Posted in 80's | Shark Island