I heart WOTD

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Blowin started the topic in Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 at 8:07am

The wave of the day does it for me big time. Nice work Steen Barnes , Shaun Anderson and Swellnet.
In one photo you've encompassed everything nice about surfing. If I was a wanker I'd say that it was perfect except for the fact he is in a wetsuit. Which it is , it's perfect .....except for the fact he's in a wetsuit.

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stunet commented Wednesday, 9 Sep 2015 at 11:31am

Here's Niccolo giving a demonstration of what happened upon impact.

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Rabbits68 commented Wednesday, 9 Sep 2015 at 12:00pm

stunet wrote:

Here's Niccolo giving a demonstration of what happened upon impact.

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Haha!! Yeah he would've required every bit of that flexibility on this occasion.....

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wellymon commented Wednesday, 9 Sep 2015 at 8:02pm

Great WOTD, amazing.

But really you have to be a show pony wanker to get a photo of yourself doing the splits with no shirt on in front of your surf boards, FFS!

Our brains are too small at the moment to comprehend the reality of what's happening in our forests . We're only just waking up so to speak . The big problem is we think we know everything, we are specks of dust on a timeline and we know nothing .

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saltman commented Thursday, 10 Sep 2015 at 8:11am

Craig_Richo wrote: Hi Guys
Terry is still around, still ripping and hand shaping fookin awesome boards in his shed.
If you want to see more follow his Instagram account TERRY_RICHOSURF
If you want to find out more about his boards, there is an email address on Instagram.
They can be delivered worldwide and you can even pick them up from his house and he will tell you some awesome stories.
Terry hasn't stopped shaping or surfing and will shape anything. His boards are unique and because he's getting a bit older now he only shapes max about 50 a year.
The Instagram is new and a website is coming over the next few months
Cheers

Craig are you related?
Not his brother ?
if so we surfed Cloud break early last year together
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udo commented Saturday, 12 Sep 2015 at 8:43am

Todays pic , the ox still charging...what age would the ol boy be now ...over 60 ?

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stunet commented Saturday, 12 Sep 2015 at 11:11am

udo wrote: Todays pic , the ox still charging...what age would the ol boy be now ...over 60 ?

Tempted as I am to say yes the truth is he's much younger - mid-40s. Maybe it's cos he's been photographed at the Island since he was young that it seems like he's older?

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udo commented Saturday, 12 Sep 2015 at 12:33pm

My apolgies to the ox..
Reckon im getting mixed up with popout Manion ?

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groundswell commented Saturday, 12 Sep 2015 at 12:14pm

Hes a champion ox. Mellowed a lot lately in attitude but still charging.

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norchock commented Saturday, 12 Sep 2015 at 5:09pm

As a younger cunt I remenber the ox and his brother charging the island in mags and vids..id like to see the fat cunt punch on now.:)

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udo commented Saturday, 12 Sep 2015 at 5:14pm

Norchock , what do you think about giving that Kiwi brO some of your block laying dollars so he can go surf and party round the world.

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udo commented Saturday, 12 Sep 2015 at 5:15pm

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stunet commented Saturday, 12 Sep 2015 at 8:34pm

norchock wrote: As a younger cunt I remenber the ox and his brother charging the island in mags and vids..id like to see the fat cunt punch on now.:)

Hey mate, can you drop the language? Also, you're talking about someone who's had a recent, and very serious, brush with the Big C. Fella is upright and as committed as ever.

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stunet commented Saturday, 12 Sep 2015 at 8:38pm

udo wrote: My apolgies to the ox.. Reckon im getting mixed up with popout Manion ?

You must be mixing 'em up Udo. Popout....now there's an old prick. He was 18 when that famous photo of him at Cronulla Point was taken which means he's about 97 years old now. Carries on like he's much older but.

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stunet commented Saturday, 12 Sep 2015 at 8:41pm

Ha ha ha...

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caml commented Sunday, 13 Sep 2015 at 10:31am

stunet wrote:

Here's Niccolo giving a demonstration of what happened upon impact.

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No stringer to be seen in those small little boards .

 

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caml commented Sunday, 13 Sep 2015 at 10:35am

No wax either . No evidence he can surf !

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Blowin commented Sunday, 13 Sep 2015 at 1:29pm

Am I the only surfer left on Earth that still utilises just one hand to stall ?

Are two so much more effective ?

Is it a balance thing ?

Or an affected style that will go the way of the soul arch bottom turn ?

Anyone ?

Nice pit by the way MR Cooney.

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wellymon commented Wednesday, 7 Oct 2015 at 9:02pm

Geez those waves look like they're bending along quite a bit.
Peaky stuff.
Great Pic;)

Our brains are too small at the moment to comprehend the reality of what's happening in our forests . We're only just waking up so to speak . The big problem is we think we know everything, we are specks of dust on a timeline and we know nothing .

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Rabbits68 commented Friday, 23 Oct 2015 at 10:42am

Wonder if Russ paddled into that beast? Serious pit!!

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stunet commented Friday, 23 Oct 2015 at 10:46am

Here you go Rabs, first shot of the sequence...

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Rabbits68 commented Friday, 23 Oct 2015 at 11:08am

Cheers for that Stu. What a charger. Awesome skill & commitment!!

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wellymon commented Thursday, 5 Nov 2015 at 11:38am

Now that could be SnowSurfing Mr Peel;)

Our brains are too small at the moment to comprehend the reality of what's happening in our forests . We're only just waking up so to speak . The big problem is we think we know everything, we are specks of dust on a timeline and we know nothing .

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wellymon commented Thursday, 5 Nov 2015 at 8:33pm

Great photo;)
Zen?

Our brains are too small at the moment to comprehend the reality of what's happening in our forests . We're only just waking up so to speak . The big problem is we think we know everything, we are specks of dust on a timeline and we know nothing .

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zenagain commented Thursday, 5 Nov 2015 at 10:47pm

Back in Japan tomorrow Welly and Niggly, will try and find the pic I have in NZ of a very similar cloud formation. But todays is something else. Stunning.

Ignorance is Zen

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floyd commented Friday, 6 Nov 2015 at 6:50am

go girl

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fitzroy-21 commented Wednesday, 9 Dec 2015 at 2:01pm

Great shot! I am looking for his board, is that it buried in the wall behind him?

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Rabbits68 commented Tuesday, 22 Dec 2015 at 2:45pm

That WOTD pic looks like a slightly enlarged version of Slater's new wave pool. I think he's cracked it!! He just needs to work on the color. Minor detail.....

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Blowin commented Tuesday, 22 Dec 2015 at 9:47pm

Locked in deep and dropped in on a pearler judging by the tumbling whitewash on the far left.

Cheers.

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fitzroy-21 commented Wednesday, 23 Dec 2015 at 7:43am

What a great shot, the fickle nature of the break and the natural beauty of the area is timeless. God I miss that part of the coast.

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Blowin commented Wednesday, 23 Dec 2015 at 7:46am

Didn't take long for Kelly to sort out that water colour issue.

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Craig commented Wednesday, 23 Dec 2015 at 8:14am

Touché!

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batfink commented Wednesday, 23 Dec 2015 at 12:27pm

Damn that wotd today is just making me sick. East coast - Monday - goddammit.

Flawless.

Now that I have about 4 weeks off you can expect that will be the last you see of that. :-) The southerly blew up Monday as soon as I got off work.

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crip commented Wednesday, 23 Dec 2015 at 1:07pm

Yeah, brings back some distant very fond memories of a certain NSW sth coast rivermouth other end of the bay with a legendary lefthand bar.

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Rabbits68 commented Wednesday, 23 Dec 2015 at 2:25pm

Beautiful colors. Magic looking wave. Great shot!

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floyd commented Wednesday, 23 Dec 2015 at 2:40pm

Yep, that's a sure nice wave & there's a great bakery just down the road ... happy days

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floyd commented Thursday, 24 Dec 2015 at 12:58pm

gee today's wave is pretty good also, could have surfed that if its near a tiny port on the coast ,,,, very sharp shallow reef

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Rabbits68 commented Tuesday, 29 Dec 2015 at 2:43pm

Has Loch-Ness made her way to Tassie's shores?!? A rare sighting?!?

Incredible looking wave btw.

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floyd commented Tuesday, 29 Dec 2015 at 4:32pm

Is it lochie or a whale? 1st thing that registered before looking at the wave

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Rabbits68 commented Tuesday, 29 Dec 2015 at 8:40pm

floyd wrote: Is it lochie or a whale? 1st thing that registered before looking at the wave

The posters I'm selling on EBay for $100 a pop clearly state it Nessie. The demand has been amazing :)

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thermalben commented Wednesday, 30 Dec 2015 at 7:06am

Wow, didn't even see that out the back!

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thermalben commented Wednesday, 30 Dec 2015 at 7:59am

Actually, just checked the high res. It's a bird.

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Rabbits68 commented Wednesday, 30 Dec 2015 at 12:37pm

thermalben wrote: Actually, just checked the high res. It's a bird.

Nice work Ben. Mystery solved :)

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floyd commented Wednesday, 30 Dec 2015 at 3:58pm

another case of not seeing the birds for the waves in the swellnet office ...... haha

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floyd commented Friday, 1 Jan 2016 at 11:45am

mmm, today's could be my local on a good day

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Blowin commented Monday, 15 Feb 2016 at 8:29pm

Healey 's Waimea pit from a couple of days ago.....sweet Jesus that's a beast.

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yocal commented Friday, 19 Feb 2016 at 10:27am

Another crowded 'superbank' on the way. Isn't Noosa enough deterrent Jack?

Go deeper Taylor, go deeper!

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Rabbits68 commented Friday, 19 Feb 2016 at 1:32pm

yocal wrote: Another crowded 'superbank' on the way. Isn't Noosa enough deterrent Jack?

Your sentiment is spot on Yocal. Only problem being is that Jack is just doing what Jack does & as SN has clearly stated previously they are a "surf content" website, so your sentiment won't get much significant sympathy here......

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grog-an commented Friday, 19 Feb 2016 at 1:36pm

yocal wrote: Another crowded 'superbank' on the way. Isn't Noosa enough deterrent Jack?

There will be double the people there next time it's on!!

WORDY SAID IT, SO BAD LUCK!!

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stunet commented Friday, 19 Feb 2016 at 1:43pm

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yocal wrote: Another crowded 'superbank' on the way. Isn't Noosa enough deterrent Jack?
Your sentiment is spot on Yocal. Only problem being is that Jack is just doing what Jack does & as SN has clearly stated previously they are a "surf content" website, so your sentiment won't get much significant sympathy here......

Look fellas...did we name it?

No, not even the state it's in, so how about you take your whinging to everyone who has named it or given far greater exposure to the place? You can start with Nat Young, and his 'History of Australian Surfing' down through Mark Warren and every other person who's written a surf atlas, after that you can take surfing magazines to task 'cos I've seen numerous shots, including one whole feature in an Oz mag last summer, then once you've silenced them you can start on social media and the thousands - I'm being serious, thousands - of times it's been photographed or mentioned.

Once you've done all that then I'll know you're operating from a position of principle.

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indo-dreaming commented Friday, 19 Feb 2016 at 1:44pm

If you had never been there before you wouldn't know where it was, but maybe some people now will work it out because you guys gave clues to its location.