Peter Townend pic Steve Core

Posted: June 16, 2023 at 6:32 am


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Lional Royal

Posted: June 6, 2023 at 11:45 am

Lional Royal courtesy Steve Berry


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Jim Banks, Gary Hughes & Cheyne Horan

Posted: June 6, 2023 at 11:33 am

Jim Banks, Gary Hughes & Cheyne Horan North Shore Hawaii 1977. Gary had just been discharged from hospital & was still wearing his hospital pyjamas.Photo Ross Myers


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Jim Banks 77

Posted: June 6, 2023 at 11:30 am

Jim Banks at Uluwatu in 1977. The kid with bag on his head was carrying Ross Myers camera gear and it was very heavy but he followed Ross everywhere. Photo Ross Myers.


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Alastair Waddell

Posted: June 6, 2023 at 11:15 am

In 1976, when he first screened his movie Just Cruising – An Australian Surf Movie Alastair Waddell had been surfing around Cronulla for almost 20 years and closely involved in the local boardriding club scene. He shot the affectionate flick using a camera bought from Jack Eden and a lengthy lens that used to belong to Bob Evans, two of surfing’s big hitters of the 60s. His aim was to promote Australian surfing overseas and give Cronulla surfers a rare opportunity to shine on the big screen. Article and pic courtessy Surf City.


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Kevin Hall

Posted: June 6, 2023 at 10:43 am

This pic of Kevin Hall at Elouera just turned up out of the blue from an old mate recently. His little sister had it and must have kept it all these years.
On the Holden is his 1st custom shape from Michael Peterson a 6′ 6″ Rounded Square, everyone else down here where still on Pintails. Mick shaped it like the one seen in M.O.T.E. “the cutback” but his had a 14″ fin and fuller nose.
The lost but found pic blew Kevin out , to finally see all these years later the old Holden and the MP sitting there. 348961303_1287789078814541_5482522730410993950_n

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Southern Comfort logo 70s

Posted: October 6, 2022 at 10:13 am


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Geoff Solness ’79

Posted: October 6, 2022 at 9:49 am

Geoff Solness.Winter 1979. Standout Shark Island Surfer and shaper of the “Highlight” G&S surfboards with fingertip control at Cronulla point. Tim Vanderlaan Photo


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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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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.


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