By the mid 1960s competitive surfing and surfboard manufacturer’s Surf Teams were a feature of the WA surf scene. Surf Teams consisted of selected top board riders who where sponsored with surfboards and clothing.
1965 the Len Dibben Surf Team in their team outfits at Leighton Beach. The team was headed by three times State Womens champion Teena Christon, talented State & Australian Title surfer Arty Sherburn and Sunday Times Surf Journalist Doug White. Left to Right: Rod Slater, Dave Richards, Jeff Jowlett, Steve Farbus, Teena Christon, Peter Stephens, Arthur Sherburn & Doug White. Image courtesy of Len Dibben.
1965 the Len Dibben Surf Team at Len’s former residence in Alfred Cove WA. Top Row L to R: Arthur Sherburn, Jeff Jowlett, Len Laskewicz, Peter Stephens. Bottom Row L-R: Dave Richards & Ron Robinson. Absent: Teena Christon, Steve Farbus, Rod Slater & Doug White. Image courtesy of Len Dibben.
In the 1960s Arty Sherburn worked as a sales representative for Len Dibben Surfboards. This 1967 image shows Arty’s business card. Photo credit Arty Sherburn.
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