When Cronulla Point Boardriders Life Member Mark Rogers was diagnosed with Stage 3 Esophageal Cancer on July 13 this year his world turned upside down in every way. Most often, esophageal cancer is a treatable disease but not a curable one and the overall survival rate is low because patients tend to develop symptoms and signs late in their disease […]
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Photo Caption: Beyond vertical:Surfing World Tour Rookie Conner O’Leary advanced to Round Four of the Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast after winning Heat 9 of Round Three on Saturday. Picture WSL / Sloane
“I remember this building”. These were the first words legendary Californian Hall of fame big wave rider Greg Noll uttered as he was reintroduced to the Cronulla Surf Club 60 years after his first and only visit.
Surf Retrospect Event #3 – The Mob Store Charity Tag Team Shire Businesses combined to raise $5K for local charity, Headspace Miranda on the weekend, during the third event of Surf Retrospect 2016. Teams of 5 surfers entered from Regallo, L J Hooker Commercial Sutherland, Highland Property Agents, Momentum Build, Cronulla Real Estate, Cronulla Health […]
On the weekend of October 29 and 30, Surfing Sutherland Shire is hosting Greg Noll to celebrate 60 years since the first “Malibu” style surfboards were ridden in Australia. Greg was a member of the American Lifeguard team that stayed at Cronulla Surf Life Club in 1956 and introduced modern surfing to Australia, at Cronulla […]
Event #2 of Surf Retrospect 2016 , The 2016 Tradies Surfmasters presented by HIF, finished in an exciting fashion today with a range of different age champions crowned across a variety of different surfing disciplines. Perennial local standout and multiple Australian Title holder Glenn Pringle (Cronulla) stamped his authority all over the Over-40 Mens shortboard […]
By: Damien Murphy “Mike Bright and I paddled out, started catching waves. Then people starting running across the car park to the beach. There were hundreds of them. I thought, ‘sheesh, someone’s had a heart attack’.” The speaker is Greg Noll . Eighty years old. Conqueror of Waimea Bay. That photograph at Pipeline. Those trademark […]
The month-long Surf Retrospect celebrations planned to mark the 60 years of surfing progression in October is set to be bolstered with the return on Greg Noll. It was 60 years ago when Australian Surf Lifesaving held a pre-Olympic surf titles at Torquay, inviting several countries to compete against Australia. It was on November 18, […]
The MOB Big Wave Awards, initiated by Blake Johnston and part of Surf Retrospect 2016, are attracting some great entries. Here are just a few: Matt Hollman Kirk Flintoff Brad Hampson “The concept is to embrace and showcase the local big wave community and the world class waves in the Cronulla region. By doing so […]
Entries are now available for the Surf Retrospect “Invitational” Heritage Surf Contest – presented by Purnell Motors. At this stage local boardriders club presidents, have the first options on places for their members, in the various divisions. If your keen to enter please contact your club president. Following that open entries will be called for […]