Paul “The Bear” Burridge,

Posted: May 16, 2022 at 4:25 pm

A bit of Kneeboard Greenroom handbrake action out Cronulla Point in the 70s

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Posted in 70's | The Point

John Hags Hagley

Posted: May 16, 2022 at 3:56 pm

John Hags Hagley one of Cronulla’s big wave chargers who pioneered Shark Island and Pikers Hole in the late 60s and 70s.


Posted in 60's | 70's | Shark Island

1976 The Wanda Sand Hills

Posted: March 31, 2022 at 10:49 am

1976  The once majestic Wanda Sand hills. The sand was simultaneously extracted by a water dredge from below, and by truck and grader from above. The curved line below the grader is significant. The sand below the line was Georges River “river” sand, and above the line,  Wanda beach sand. Tim Vanderlaan Photo


Posted in 70's | General

Ross Marshall 81

Posted: March 31, 2022 at 10:39 am

September 1981  Ross Marshall surfing at the ’81 Charity Classic,  and picking up his 1st place prize. Tim Vanderlaan Photo.


Posted in 80's

Col O’ Leary 81

Posted: March 31, 2022 at 10:32 am

1981  Elouera beach.  Col O’ Leary on a “Sky”  twinfin.  Tim vanderlaan Photo


Posted in 80's | EBC

1981 Jason Meakins

Posted: March 31, 2022 at 10:29 am

1981   Elouera Beach.  Jason Meakins in competition mode.  Tim Vanderlaan Photo



Posted in 80's | EBC

1973 Cronulla Surfing Championships

Posted: March 31, 2022 at 10:10 am

Finalists from the 1973 Cronulla Surfing Championships from left to right Deny Childs, Andrew Britton, Peter Glasson, Wayne Roach and Reno Gillespie. Photo courtesy of Wayne Roach


Posted in 70's

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


Posted in 90's

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


Posted in 80's

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


Posted in 60's