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

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Les “Chook” Martin

Posted: August 4, 2019 at 12:49 am

Late 70’s. Shark Island and pretty sure it’s Les “Chook” Martin escaping the fowl house. Tim Vanderlaan Photo.chook

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Shark Island 1980

Posted: August 3, 2019 at 4:22 pm

1980 Unidentified Shark Island charger. Tim Vanderlaan photo


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Popout ’76

Posted: January 28, 2019 at 11:24 am

January 1976. Shark Island. Back then, a young Gerry Manion and a couple of others had Shark Island to themselves. Most surfers thought the place was unrideable and just too dangerous to ride. Tim Vanderlaan Photo.


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Dean Hughes

Posted: January 28, 2019 at 11:10 am

Dean Hughes, Shark Island in a “4 page pull-out” in American “SURFING MAGAZINE” photo by the late GREAT Peter Crawford – very early 80’s!


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Winter 2000

Posted: January 28, 2019 at 10:53 am

Winter 2000. A shark island wave is something to behold. Tim Vanderlaan Photo.island mid 90-21650

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