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1958 Australian Surf Lifesaving Carnival at Scarborough

SW surfing pioneers Tony Harbison & Dave Williams competed in the Australian Surf Lifesaving Carnival held at Scarborough Beach in February 1958.

Tony & Dave trained with the City of Perth clubbies at City Beach prior to the Australian SLSC Carnival.

Photo: 1958 City Beach L-R Surfboat crew includes Bob Ramsay (bow), Gerry Denney (no.2), Ray Cornish (no. 3), Warren ‘Wonk’ Somerford (stroke) & Johnny O’Connor (sweep). Dave Williams is on a 16ft paddle board and Tony Harbison is on single surf ski. Ray Taylor & Brian Rankin are on the double surf ski.  Image courtesy of WA Newspapers.

1958 City BeachTraining for Aust Surf Carnival Dave Williams & Tony Harbison - West pic ex S MaileyA

Photo: 1958 Aerial view of the Australian Surf Lifesaving carnival held at Scarborough Beach. Image courtesy of WA Newspapers.

1958 Scarb Aust Surf Carnival - West pic ex Brian Cole pic

Photo: 1958 Scarborough. Dave Williams (WA) scrambling across the finish line to take out 3rd place in the paddle board race. Image courtesy of WA Newspapers.

1958 Scarb Aust Surf Carnival Dave Williams 3rd paddle race - West pic ex Brian Cole