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1967 Mother & son at Yalls lagoon

1967 Tania Hills (former Miss West Coast) and her son Mark (age 1) tandem surfing in the lagoon at Yallingup. Mark went on to open Hillzeez Surf stores in Busselton & Bunbury. He now manages Yahoo Surfboards at Dunsborough. Photo credit Cliff Hills.

1967 Yalls Lagoon Tania & Mark Hills - Cliff Hills pic(2)

Mark’s father Cliff Hills from Cottesloe was a talented surfer and SW surfing pioneer. In August 1962 Cliff received a bravery award from the Royal Humane Society of Australasia for the attempted rescue of Geoff Dalziel at Yallingup Beach in April 1962. This photo shows Cliff Hills travelling across the Nullabor with his Falcon ute in 1965. Photo credit Cliff Hills..

1965 Nullabour Cliff Hills with ute- Cliff Hills pic