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1975 Pipelines Legropes

In 1975 Pipelines legropes were handmade in a tin shed at Wyadup in the South-West. The WA-owned Pipelines Legrope Co. was formed by David Hattrick & John Malloy, selling legropes locally & nationally. Photo courtesy of John Malloy.

1975 Pipelines Legropes Factory Wyadup Valley CCE01032013_0006 - Loz smith pic

In the late 1970s Pipelines Legrope Co. became renowned for raunchy advertisements in surf magazines. Image courtesy of John Malloy.

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1975 Ripcurl Greirson Pro Surfing Competition

In 1975 Ripcurl Greirson Pro Surfing Competitions were held at Trigg Point & Injidup Car Park. Ian Cairns won both of the events. The attached Greirson Surfboards advertisement features Dave Kennedy, Gary Greirson & Colin Ladhams outside Greirson Surfboard’s Scarborough Surfshop. The advertisement also includes a list of invitees to the first professional contest held at Trigg Point. Recognise the names? Image courtesy of Gary Greirson.

 

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