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1970 Barry Day with Farrelly side-slipper surfboard

Junior contestant Barry Day with Farrelly side-slipper surfboard at the 1970 State Surfing Titles Yallingup. Rod Slater is crouching behind him. In 1972 Barry represented WA (Junior Div) at the Aust Titles in NSW and won the Duke Kahanamoku Award for most promising surfer at the event.  In the same year he was also a junior finalist in the Bells Beach Easter Classic in Vic.  Barry went on to play WAFL football for West Perth & VFL football for Essendon. Photo courtesy of Ric Chan.


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1970 Dual WA Surfing Champs

This photo shows dual WA surfing champions Peter Bothwell & Tony Hardy chatting during the 1970 State Surfing Titles at Yalls. L-R Peter ‘Spook’ Bothwell, unknown, Tony Hardy & Paul O’Callahan.. Peter won the Open Div Title in 1968 & 69 and Tony won the same Title in 1970 & 76. Paul came 3rd in WA Junior Title 1973.  Photo courtesy of Ric Chan.1970 Yalls State Titles Peter Spook Bothwell, Tony Hardy & Paul O'Callagan  - R Chan img404