A Golden Age – Surfing's Revolutionary 1960sand 1970s

A select few images from John Witzig's beautiful book that chronicles the most creative years in the evolution of surfing.

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Buzzy Kerrbox, Haleiwa, 1976 – "...you had to get very close to what was happening otherwise it looked like it was the length of a football field away."
Buzzy Kerrbox, Haleiwa, 1976
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Buzzy Kerrbox, Haleiwa, 1976 – "...you had to get very close to what was happening otherwise it looked like it was the length of a football field away."
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Joey Cabell, 1967
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Joey Cabell, North Shore, 1967.
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Bob's Factory
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Bob McTavish and Garry Keys – Bob's Factory, Yamba, circa 1969
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Classic and Iconic – MR
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MR – "His surfing style was his alone. It was also very, very good."
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Australian Championships, Sydney 1972
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Australian Championships, Sydney 1972 – From left: Kim McKenzie, Micha Mueller, Phyllis O'Donell, Nat Young, Judy Trim, Carol Watts and Alison Cheyne.
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Fresh Mullet, Angourie
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Fresh Mullet, Angourie – "If there's one picture that captures, for me, the romance of surfing on the north coast of NSW in the early 1970s, it's this one."
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A Golden Age, Surfing's Revolutionary 1960s and '70s
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The amazing work of John Witzig can be found appreciated in his beautiful new book, A Golden Age – Surfing's Revolutionary 1960s and '70s
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