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1976 Ian ‘Kanga’ Cairns & Tony Hardy surfing North Point – Ric Chan images

Surf photographer Ric Chan captured these images of WA’s finest surfers of the 70s Ian ‘Kanga’ Cairns and Tony Hardy charging solid waves at North Point in 1976.

Both Kanga & Tony won WA State Surfing Titles and were finalists at the National level.

Ian went to Hawaii and in December 1973 and won the Smirnoff Pro event at Sunset Beach from Hawaiian Jeff Hakman. He won other big events in the Duke Kahanamoku Invitational Surfing Championship in 1975 and World Cup events in 1976 and 1980. Source: Wikipedia.

Photo: 1976 Ian Cairns #1

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Photo: 1976 Ian Cairns #2

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Photo: 1976 Ian Cairns #3

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Photo: 1976 Ian Cairns #4

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Photo: 1976 Ian Cairns #5

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Photo: 1976 Ian Cairns #6

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Photo: 1976 Tony Hardy #1

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Photo: 1976 Tony Hardy #2

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Photo: 1976 Tony Hardy #3

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Photo: 1976 Tony Hardy #4

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Photo: 1976 Tony Hardy #5

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Photo: 1976 Tony Hardy #6

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