Billy Reid came down with some of his old slides and we scanned in a couple of classic surfing photos:
Steve Butterworth and Col Smith surfing in a comp at Old Bar around 1978 Note Steve has switched feet on this one with his leg rope on his front foot.
Col Smith same comp Old Bar 1978
Martin Littlewood had just shaped this classic 12 channel beast around 1978. See http://www.deltadesigns.com.au for info on Marty’s boards.
Martin Littlewood on the inside Redhead classic Redhead 1978
Thanks for the photos Bill
I also scanned in some old slides I took of Redhead’s best surfer Col Smith.
Col Smith at Redhead 1978 The surf was solid and grey
Col Smith 1976 the night before going to Hawaii with Jim Pollard Fluid Foils Channel Boards
Col Smith sponsored by Tracker who gave him the airline ticket to Hawaii
Col Smith and family 1983 Christmas Day visit.
Lake View Swansea 21/5/2018 View through the trees and blue water to pelicans on the sand bar.
A surfer as far back as possible in a solid swell Redhead Beach 10/5/2018 I don’t know if he made it.
A shell in a shell washed up on Redhead Beach like a bouquet of flowers.
Rainbow over Redhead Beach 28/4/2018