of sydney boardriders 1970
of sydney boardriders
following documents have been transcribed from poorly preserved paper clippings.
The following notIce
and photograph appeared in the Honi Soit/The Union Recorder,
circa April 1970.
ON THE ROAD
the Surfriders' Club had its first meeting for this year.
Proposed at the
meeting were contests, safaris, movie showings. Enthusiasm was the word
and it was decided that the first contest would be held at Garie Beach
on Captain Cook Day, 29th April. Those interested will meet at 6.30 a.m.
at the beach. If enough learners attend, a beginners' event will be held.
The next meeting
will be held at the Mens Sports Union, Fri. 24th April to finalise problems
of transport to Garie, also arrangements for the May vacation Inter-Varsity
contests, and election of office bearers. All new members will be welcome.
University Surfriders' Club Members.
POSTER, circa 1972
March 20, 1972
Art work by Geoff
Cater, Lettering by Bruce White
Concept ripped off
from George Greenough's
Most limits of Pure Fun Poster, circa 1970.
NEWS LETTER , circa 1972
Two page, hand wtitten
notice by Bruce White
Sydney University Surfriders Association
In the third week
of the May Vacation, ie Sunday 24 - Saturday 30, there will be
an Intervarsity Surfriders competition.
24 - General teams meeting at Collaroy.
25 - Round 1 Teams Contest
Heats of Individuals Contest
- Remaining Individuals Heats & Quarter Finals and Quarter Final Repecharge
- Free unless anything from Tuesday unfinished.
Thurs 28 - Round
2 Teams Contest
29 - Semi, Semi Repecharge & Finals of individuals contest.
30 - Combined Unis vs A Sydney Club.
will be employed.
Will all semi-finalists
in the last 2 contest held by the SUSA reply as to whether they will be
able to attend & compete. The following surfers will be considered
N.B. All in alphabetical
order so don't think big Mr. Allen
Please ring Ian
Nicol - at 451 - 7427 if you are able to compete.
The host university
requires $5.00 from each competeing surfer to pay for social activities
(as yet no details have been recieved (sic) of these functions).
This will be
collected at the Captains Meeting on Sunday 26th at 5p.m.
are required to attend this meeting.
If it is possible
to make either the teams meeting or the captains meeting, a further will
be held on Monday 25 th at North Narrabeen at 7.00 am to decide the venue
of the contest for the day and the naming of the teams.
The 1st captains
meeting will be held at UNSW's teams residence at Avalon - New barrenjoey
Rd, Avalon Beach (opposite Beach)
1. The semi-finalists
list, above is the only known record of membership. Others...
was no "Combined Unis vs A Sydney Club" contest.
3. The function
"no details have been recieved ", was a presentation at the Manly
Hotel, Friday 29th May 1972.
REPORT , circa 1972
The following notIce
appeared in the Union Recorder,
15 June 1972
Vol. 52 No. 12 .
Host was Sydney Uni
who conducted the competition from Manly to Palm Beach, and some excellent
competition was witnessed, especially between the two universities
- U.N.S.W. and Sydney - closely followed by Newcastle. The standard was
very high and the students from all universitiies were a credit to their
The judges were
of international class, being involved in the National C:bampionship the
week before, and~ spoke very highly of the competition.
Full credit in
organisation must go to Geoff Carter (sic) who dedicated his time
to makIng the whole week a huge success.
Mr Thor Sevenson
(chief judge) wrote in a letter to the University: :
We very much
enjoyed being associated with all of you;
we made many
good friends and our impression of
people went up many notches.
..The conduct and
manner in which all universities approached the surfriding competition
brings an arguementt to Inter-Varsity competition when you consider most
people only think of the social side, whereas this competition was the
opposite - no social,but straight out trying to win, by all the comtestants
1. C. Parry (Newcastle)
2. J. Morgan
3. I. Norris
1. Surf averaged
6ft for the week.
Beach, North Narrabeen and Queenscliff.
Uni Campionship : 1. Chris Parry. 2. John Morgan. 3. Ian Norris.
and Gordon Woods Malibu, 1964.
and San Juan Egg, 1972.
Image from Falzon
: Morning of the Earth, 1972
Pohnpei Island, 2010.
Pohnpei Island, 2010.
Photograph: Ken Grieves
DOODLE, circa 1971-2.
If you are under
18 years of age, scroll away now.
STORY OF S.U. SURFRIDERS ASSOCIATION"
The old question
of the phallic nature of surfboards once again rears it's head....
Story, Art and Lettering
by Bruce White.
Doodled on a manilla
folder cover, during a Sydney University Surfriders meeting, circa 1971-2
Note the original
has five blank panels before THE END.