BOARD OF THE WEEK – MIGHTY MIGHTY KONG!

BOARD OF THE WEEK – MIGHTY MIGHTY KONG!

MIGHTY MIGHTY KONG! In the mid seventies as pro surfing became more established, there was one surfer who definitely stood out from the crowd. Wearing hyper-coloured superhero inspired wetsuits and riding fully decorated surfboards, Newcastle’s Mark Richards was...
SECRET SURF HISTORY – WHO INVENTED THE LEGROPE?

SECRET SURF HISTORY – WHO INVENTED THE LEGROPE?

WHO INVENTED THE LEGROPE? For a very long time being a surfer meant you had to be super fit and a strong swimmer. For over sixty years in Australia the timber surfboards used were heavy and hard to handle. If you wiped out you had to be able to swim after your board...
SURFERS YOU SHOULD KNOW – GAIL COUPER

SURFERS YOU SHOULD KNOW – GAIL COUPER

GAIL COUPER It is ironic that Victoria’s most successful competitive surfer is such a shy and unassuming character, who most people have probably never heard of, yet her sporting record is exceptional. Gail Couper was born in Melbourne in 1947 before moving with...