Tag Archives: Surfing History

Duke Day Freshwater Australia January 8th-10th 2015

We’re Celebrating 100 years of Surfing in Australia today it’s officially Duke Day 100 years ago a humble and handsome Hawaiian swimmer came to Australia following his medal winning performance in the 1912 Stockholm Olympics.  When he was here he gave swimming exhibitions and shaped the first ever surfboard in the country and revealed to an … Continue reading Duke Day Freshwater Australia January 8th-10th 2015

McCoy & Horan an Epic Surfing Partnership

Every so often an epic surfing partnership is forged between a champion surfer and a master shaper. It was the Early 1980’s, the era during which surfboard design was arguably at its most experimental.  MR, Potts and half the Hawaiian Contingent were riding Twin Fins. Terry Fitz had the Hot Buttered stable of surf rats test piloting his Bonza … Continue reading McCoy & Horan an Epic Surfing Partnership

Surfboards from history

Some of today’s greatest surfers riding some of the greatest surfboards from history what’s not to love? What do you get when you put a bunch of the best surfers from the present on some of the most legendary surfboards the past present and future.  You get RedBull Decades. This is one of the most intriguing … Continue reading Surfboards from history