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