In its early days big wave surfing was generally only recognised in Hawaii. In Australia, the waves were considered to be of great quality but
100 years ago, Duke Kahanamoku dreamt of surfing in the Olympic Games. He was a five-time Olympic medallist for swimming, but in between Olympic competitions
In my eyes, Michael Peterson (MP) was probably one of the greatest surfers ever, even though his reign of brilliance was so unfortunately short lived.
Just over 55 years ago, a young surfer named Peter Troy left Torquay and Bells Beach in Victoria, Australia on a global surfari to wander
Midget Farrelly was the father of modern surfing in Australia and the first surfing world champion. When I first began surfing in the mid 1960’s