This is a collection of Old and New images of WA surfing identities from various photographers.
Series #6 contains images of the following surfers:-
- Damon Eastaugh
- Barry Young
- Peter Docherty
- Maureen Farrell
- Mick Marlin
- Louie Corkill
- Dave Ellis
- John Jackovich
Damon Eastaugh – Winemaker Yallingup.
Left: 1981 Damon competing Margaret River Classic contest at South Point. Ric chan pic.
Right: 2017 Damon going surfing with his son at Castle Bay. Bruce King pic.
Barry ‘Baz’ Young – Surf Industry retiree Yallingup
Left: 1977 Baz with Peter Dyson & Harbo at State Titles presentation held at Surfside Yallingup. Ric Chan pic.
Right: 2011 Spook Bothwell & Baz relaxing at Yallingup. Loz Smith pic.
Peter Docherty – Retiree Central Coast NSW.
Left: 1958 Peter Docherty (13) with 12ft plywood surfboard at City Beach. Peter Docherty pic.
Right: 2011 Peter Docherty with homemade Alaia surfboard at Crescent Head. Peter Docherty pic.
Maureen Farrell – WA Female surfriding champion 1968-70. Educational Developer at La Trobe University Vic.
Left: 1967 State Surfriding Championships held at Isolated Cottesloe. Carol McDonald pic.
L-R Jan Stirling, Maureen Farrell & Carol McDonald (Decd)
Right: 2017 Maureen Farrell holidaying with her children Mathew Farrell-Cough & Paige Farrell at Namotu Island Resort Fiji. Paige Farrell pic.
Mick Marlin – Raconteur Dunsborough
Left: 1962 North Narrabeen beach boys L-R J Martin, D Kennard, R Taber, unknown, Mick Marlin, F Hetherington and J Courtney. Bob Evans pic.
Right: 2014 Mick at North Narrabeen Board Riders Club 50th Anniversary celebration. Mick Marlin pic.
Louie Corkill – Retiree Dunsborough
Left: 1975 Lou (age 16) with Len Dibben board at Mandurah. Lou Corkill pic.
Right: 2015 Lou with Sinbad the dog on Yallingup Beach. Bruce King pic.
Dave Ellis – Surfer sailor Busselton.
Left: 1970s Dave and Bill Oddy hang gliding at Mullaloo. Ric Chan pic.
Right: 2017 Dave makes his own surfboards. Dave with custom Malibu at Point Picquet in the South West. Jim King pic.
John ‘Jacko’ Jackovich – WA surf industry pioneer Gracetown
Left: 1968 Jacko Surf Team at Cottesloe Beach. L-R Jacko, Ian Cairns & Arty Sherburn – Rod Taylor pic
Right: 2017 Opening Night at WA Surf Gallery Aravina Estate Yallingup. L-R Jacko, Bill Mitchell & Peter Dunn. Bruce King pic.
Some of the crew have worn well, others are a little weathered. They may not be as polished in the water these days, but most of them are still surfing & having fun!
Enquire on Surfing Down South web site to view previous Then & Now images.
Coming soon WA Surfing Identities – Then & Now images #7.