Surf Photographer/Journalist Ric Chan captured these images of spectators, judges & competitors at State Surfing Titles held at Margaret River during the 1970s.
Spectators watching the 1973 State Surfing Titles held at Margaret River’s Main Break. L-R Doug White (journalist), Linda Wright, Colin Ladhams, Pat Cairns, Barry Day & Guy Quackenbush (State body boarder). Photo credit Ric Chan.
Contest judges & assistants officiating at the 1972 State Surfing Titles held at Margaret River. L-R Kaye & Bill Gibson, Colin Ladhams, Peter Bevan, Judy (Shaun Atkinson’s girl friend) and Murray Smith in front. Photo credit Ric Chan .
1977 State Titles at Margaret River. (Top pic) Competitors keenly watching the action in the water at Margaret River. Includes Sam Sadleir, Bill Oddy with binoculars, Colin Earle & Greg Laurenson in front. Others unidentified. (Bottom pic) The action in the water, unidentified girls frolicking in the shallows. Photo credits Ric Chan