Shaun Tomson’s Magic Pipeline board “The Pink Banana”

Shaun Tomson's Magic Pipeline board "The Pink Banana"
Shaun Tomson’s Magic Pipeline board “The Pink Banana”. Spider Murphy shaped this in Durban, South Africa in November 1974 for Shaun to take to Hawaii. For the era it had a ridiculous amount of rocker & to quote Spider “Well,…

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First shape for 2017, It’s a 1980 Retro Pro model for Newcastle Slimes Surf &

First shape for 2017, It's a 1980 Retro Pro model for Newcastle Slimes Surf & Skate manager Tim Dickson
First shape for 2017, It’s a 1980 Retro Pro model for Newcastle Slimes Surf & Skate manager Tim Dickson. 5’6″, 191/2″ wide & 25/8″ thick. Retro rocker & thickness distribution, Vee Botton with accentuated…

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Dave Kelly shot this photo of me in 1985 at Dixon Park, one of Newcastle’s

Dave Kelly shot this photo of me in 1985 at Dixon Park, one of Newcastle's city beaches
Dave Kelly shot this photo of me in 1985 at Dixon Park, one of Newcastle’s city beaches. The board I’m riding is a 6’4″ Swallow Tail Twin Fin with a clean outline curve, no wings in the tail. My memory may be clouded but it felt like…

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I shaped these 2 Twin Fins in the mid 1980’s & also did the color

I shaped these 2 Twin Fins in the mid 1980's & also did the color designs on them
I shaped these 2 Twin Fins in the mid 1980’s & also did the color designs on them. Mick Adam who is holding the boards glassed, sanded & glossed & polished them. The board on the left was his & the one on the right was for my cousin Russell…

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The art on this board was done by Marc Adam

The art on this board was done by Marc Adam
The art on this board was done by Marc Adam. @barrell_head The board belonged to Newcastle “Slimes Surf & Skate” manager Tim Dickson. It’s a 5’7″ MR “Bushranger” model which is a few years old , Tim had…

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Happy New Year !! An I Phone Sunrise photo I took in Newcastle 2 days

Happy New Year !! An I Phone Sunrise photo I took in Newcastle 2 days ago
Happy New Year !! An I Phone Sunrise photo I took in Newcastle 2 days ago. ( no filter enhancement ). @mynewcastle #newcastle…

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Adjusting my Santa Hat, Best Wishes for the new year

Adjusting my Santa Hat, Best Wishes for the new year
Adjusting my Santa Hat, Best Wishes for the new year. I hope everyone has a happy & safe New Years Eve Celebration. Thanks for following me during the year, I appreciate all the comments, opinions & feedback. Apologies for not getting around to…

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Re post from Surfection Byron Bay Board Store

Re post from Surfection Byron Bay Board Store
Re post from Surfection Byron Bay Board Store. What an epic line up & it doesn’t even look too crowded. I have no idea where it is which is kinda nice. (It is not in Byron Bay.) If you do know where the spot is please don’t leave a comment naming…

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Merewether Beach, Newcastle, 1982, I’m going left & my friend Mick Adam is going right

Merewether Beach, Newcastle, 1982, I'm going left & my friend Mick Adam is going right with my Dad sitting in the VW Kombi watching us
Merewether Beach, Newcastle, 1982, I’m going left & my friend Mick Adam is going right with my Dad sitting in the VW Kombi watching us. (This was the photo image on the board that I posted yesterday ). Mark Sutton took the photo 34 years ago from…

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A 6’2″ 1980 Retro Twin Fin which was a Christmas gift from my friend Mick

A 6'2" 1980 Retro Twin Fin which was a Christmas gift from my friend Mick Adam
A 6’2″ 1980 Retro Twin Fin which was a Christmas gift from my friend Mick Adam. It was a total surprise, I had no idea what he was up to. The graphic on the deck is a 1982 Mark Sutton photo of Merewether Beach taken from Henderson Parade above the…

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