Dane Wilson

Posted: November 24, 2021 at 6:19 pm

June 1995. Dane Wilson. One of the surfing stars featured in the Chris Bystrom’s Longboard videos of the 1990’s, “Living Long” & “Skateboarding’s not a crime”. Tim Vanderlaan Photo

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Sept 1981 Reno Gillespie

Posted: November 24, 2021 at 6:15 pm

Sept 1981 Reno Gillespie a finalist in the Elouera charity classic at Elouera Beach. Tim Vanderlaan Photo

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Stay Out or Else ’67

Posted: November 24, 2021 at 6:10 pm

The Leader front page 1967 courtesy of Historic Cronulla and Sutherland Shire

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The Hooker Sand Factory ’78

Posted: November 24, 2021 at 6:07 pm

1978. The Hooker sand factory at Wanda. During the late 70’s and 80’s the speed of sand extraction really accelerated by the use of dredging which creating the huge lagoons. Five hundred homes are now built on this land. Tim Vanderlaan Photo

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1978. The Party at Parkos

Posted: November 24, 2021 at 5:55 pm

1978. The party at Parkos. The “Jackson” social club were a bunch of surfers who loved to surf, drink beer and ride “Jackson surfboards”.
This shot shows Firey “the glasser”, Rob McLaggan -with the six pack, Jimmy “skinny” Parkinson -“the shaper” and Suddsie on the ground. Tim Vanderlaan Photo1978. 240515470_4544121212305686_6705131838410457449_n

 

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Postcard 1963

Posted: November 24, 2021 at 5:51 pm

A Postcard from David Critchley collection. Cronulla c1963.

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Fred Farmer

Posted: November 24, 2021 at 5:49 pm

Another popular local performer in the sixties, Fred Farmer had the honor of appearing in the Australian History of Surfing Book in 1970 in this photo by Jack Eden.240674551_4560405994010541_1704654312120263429_n

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Looking North.

Posted: November 24, 2021 at 5:46 pm

1960’s looking north.Photo from Sutherland Shire Historical Society.

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Al Dorman

Posted: November 24, 2021 at 5:43 pm

Al Dorman known affectionately as Doormouse Cronulla 1960s.

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Dave Coppleson 1962

Posted: November 24, 2021 at 5:40 pm

Classic image by Bob Weeks 1962 called Curly Toes. Rider is Dave Coppleson. Image available to buy from
https://bobweeksphotography.com.au/product/curly-toes-1962/

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