Explores the early days of surfing in this iconic region, with engaging narratives from pioneering surfers such as George Simpson, Ian Cairns and Rob Conneely, and photographs by legendary surf photographers Ric Chan, John Witzig and John Ogden.
Trailblazing, controversial and free spirited, these down south surfers challenged the status quo. Find out who and how Bears, Injidup Carpark and Gallows were discovered and named. What is the relationship between the Busso bogs and surfers? Did farmers really lock up their daughters when the surfers were in town? Back in the late 50s-early 60s a group of free spirited, curious and adventurous young city surfers headed south in search of the wild surf in the South-West. The pages of this publication are filled with tales of discovery, mateship and antics.