Monthly Archives: March 2012

Ticks all the boxes.

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Michael Peterson has left us.

It was sad news to hear of the passing af Michael Peterson, I didn’t know him, although I met him once on the Gold Coast, at the Aragon surf shop where he was making a few boards. It was in … Continue reading

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Cheyne Horan at 15.

When I first started to surf at Bondi in the mid seventies Cheyne was already ripping, he was a few years older than me and rode McCoy stubbies and was fast and electric in the water. The others around the … Continue reading

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Two different paths, same starting point.

Mark Richards and Peter McCabe are both from Newcastle and similar age, both were hot junior surfers, but chose different surfing paths, Mark chased the world tour and fame and success and found it in bucket loads as the ultimate … Continue reading

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There are still plenty of empty tubes out there.

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Micheal Peterson, carving.

The first time I saw Micheal Peterson surf was in the 1975 Surfabout at North Narrabeen, I was about 12 and I hassled my mother to drive me over there. It was great all the stars of the day were … Continue reading

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Peter’s workshop.

I met Peter some years back due to having an inkling to old cars which inevitably leads to ¬†looking around for people who are sympathetic to my condition of wanting to look after and use these machines as daily transport. … Continue reading

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