Purple sky Redhead Beach 18/6/2018. Some more bad weather not far away.
Some pictures from old surf magazines showing how good a surfer Col Smith was. Thanks to the surfing photographers and the magazines.
The Col Smith Memorial contest was resurrected this year at Redhead Beach thanks to all the organiser’s for their hard work.
Surfboards as prizes for the winners in the Col Smith Winter Classic 8/6/18. Surfboard makers donated some awesome new boards.
The crowd at Redhead Beach watching the surfing at the Col Smith contest 9/6/18. A good crowd considering the cold and damp conditions.
A reasonable surf for the Redhead Beach Col Smith contest 9/6/18 considering the weeks of recent bad weather
The surf turn testy on Sunday – cold wet bumpy and a fast building swell. Competition surfers making it look much better than it was
Rique Smith, Col’s son between heats at the Col Smith contest 10/6/18 Cold and wet but with the same smile as his dad’s see photo below.
Redhead’s Col Smith at a party 1978, don’t think that was coffee he was drinking.
Cold Chisel’s Don Walker with cheap wine but as yet no three day growth Mawson Hotel 1978
Cold Chisel’s Jimmy Barnes Cardiff Workers Club 1978