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The old and the new

One of the last photos I took before we left the shop was this one of my boards in an old store room. Bosko, a great local surf photographer, had wanted to get a quiver shot with me in the old laneway. He loved the contrast of the bright boards against the weathered…

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The Bumblebee flies in

The Bumblebee was the first twin fin I ever shaped, in 1976. It was inspired by Reno Abellira, who rode a yellow twin fin fish on small days, in the 2SM Coke event in Sydney. At the time, everyone was riding narrow tailed, single fins averaging 6’8″…

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Classic MR’s to Surfworld Torquay

I have collected a lot of stuff over the years. ….boards, trophies, memorabilia…and one of the problems now is where to store it and what to do with it! It drives my wife insane…my reluctance to let go of stuff!!! This collection of boards…

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