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1957 Surfing homemade surfboard at City Beach

 

1957 Brian Cole (18) surfing City Beach groyne (northside) on his homemade 10ft hollow plywood Malibu surfboard. In 1961 Brian and his partner Barry ‘Joe’ King started manufacturing WA’s first fiberglass surfboards at King & Cole Surfboards in Roydhouse Street Wembley – Photo courtesy of West Newspapers.1957 City Beach northside of groyne. Brian Cole (18) riding home made hollow 10ft ply board - West picA