The Island 2001

Posted: November 14, 2017 at 8:28 am

Shark Island has been the ultimate testing ground for decades.  Power plus in 2001.   Tim Vanderlaan Photo

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Shark Island ’88

Posted: November 14, 2017 at 7:59 am

Shark Island has been the ultimate testing ground for decades.  An unfortunate being washed across the reef in 1988. Tim Vanderlaan Photo

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June 2016

Posted: October 15, 2017 at 5:50 pm

Shark Island A big swell hits the Island in June 2016. Tim Vanderlaan Photo22279842_1595298250521345_4384358717506378158_n

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June ’83

Posted: July 17, 2017 at 9:31 am

June 1983. Shark Island. Unknown surfer riding a board more suitable for a small beach break. If the surfer is still around, maybe he can tell us the dimensions of his board. Tim Vanderlaan Photo

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June 1995 Shark Island

Posted: May 29, 2017 at 10:05 am

June 1995. Unknown Surfer perfectly positioned on a grinding Shark Island wave. Tim Vanderlaan Photo

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Shark Island 2007

Posted: May 2, 2017 at 4:19 pm

11 June 2007. Shark Island. Cronulla’s winter swells produce waves equal to that of the Hawaiian Islands. Unknown surfer. Tim Vanderlaan Photojune 2007-1 (25 of 26) (1)650

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Shark Island Tapes

Posted: March 18, 2017 at 4:47 pm

Footage put together from Craig Stroh of Shark Island back in the day.

The Shark Island Tapes from Southwave on Vimeo.

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Shark Island photo Chris Stroh

Posted: December 13, 2016 at 12:56 pm

With waves like this on offer no wonder Cronulla has earned its title as having the heaviest reef waves on the East Coast.

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The Island Nov ’76

Posted: May 23, 2016 at 8:49 am

November 1976.  The new short board revolution made it possible to ride Shark Island. An early pioneer exploring the possibilities. Tim Vanderlaan photo.

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Ian Revell

Posted: May 10, 2016 at 7:04 pm

Ian Revell takes a heavy wipeout at Shark Island in the 80’sunknown shark is 80s

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