Submitted by Sheepdog on Fri, 05/23/2014 - 16:16
So, here it is.... A place to upload a photo of yourself throwing some spray, pulling in, a late drop, a wicked air, a hell wipout!! A narcissistic's dream come true...... Come on guys (and gals)....... Be great to see some of the swellnet characters actually surfing...... Yeah we had "bloggers waves", which was mainly epic photos of breaks, but not much surfing..... here's your chance..... Show us what you've got!!!!!!!
Cmon, Ben!!!! Repost that awesome shot of you in S.A, just to get the ball rolling :)
Yeah he's got a great positioned bottom turn to say the least:)
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 .
Cmon, welly!!! ya' gotta have a photo of yourself somewhere...... Even if it is from 1963..... on a mal..... at 2 foot Mount Manga shorey.... ;)
Hey you know I'm not that old Sheepio
^* kid, year of the monkey.
Trying to be cryptic with the keyboard there like you ;)
Anyways would 3 foot "Pa Point "Plimmerton...... Classicwave...
Mickfree knows my whare ;P
Where is Mick free? maybe he's got some good shots.... ;)
Ok sheepy here's one someone emailed to me getting a rocky little barrel at the 'hole.
Not photos of epicness but here is a vid of some single fin love from a couple of years back. The bloggers waves thread has a screen shot from this vid, the one getting covered up on the ledge. This is low tide, pretty mellow...the joint really comes alive on the hightide when it runs down the ledge proper.
Luv ya work TGF, yorkey!!!! Nice one..... At least I know someone here can surf....... ;)
TGF, W.A right?..... Yorko, you talkin' "fishy" hole?
Sheepdog wrote: TGF, W.A right?..... Yorko, you talkin' "fishy" hole?
Yeah SD, west oz...
Nice shot of that stinky fish hole too YS, fond memories of that place, running through the bush at night fucked up on the good shit dodging wobbly chooks.
Mmmmm, stinky fish hole..... ghlglrrlgglhhlhrrr......
Yeah that's the one Sheepy. Not exactly a secret spot;)
Well, I better put up or shut up, yorko, TGF.... Don't have many good quality photos, but here's one of old sheepy doing his goofy foot "kong" impersonation at 1st bay coolum circa 1999... lol
Chasing down a looming section at Bullies on a big, orange toothpick - fuckin horrible thing to surf. Can't complain too loud though, was a lender after my entire board collection was lost to fire.
The toothpick sultan ;) Yeah, looks like a dodgy rocker, but nice wave mate
Sheepdog wrote: The toothpick sultan ;) Yeah, looks like a dodgy rocker, but nice wave mate
8' x 18 1/2 x 2 1/4 McKewan pintail, dog to paddle, dog to surf, but it did get me a few nice waves that day so can't be too critical.
8 foot!!!!!!! Jesus!!!! But yeah I take your point.... Looked like a cracking day, TGF.... Many out?
Yeah, 8', way over gunned for a 6-8' Bullies, but when it's all ya got, ya gotta go with it.
Crowd...the usual 6-8 guys out - it was smoking alright, with Lumpy on the hill taking happy snaps.
That was a surprise late Sat arvo session, swell kinda came out of nowhere and the wind backed off with the jump in swell. The next morning however was spectacular, 8-10, low tide, glassy and absolutely fucking cracking, good as it gets.
Here's one... South wall.... 6'5 x 18 3/4 x 2 3/8... Was surfing with Taj, Damian hobgood and Luke Hitching that day.....
Ripping! Sth wall, just past the paddocks?
Yep. Was out on my lonesome... Midweek... fun 3 foot... Mrs and the pooch on the wall... Then these 3 blokes rock up.... Fuckn great, I thought..... Pissed right off.... Then they paddle out and no shit it was Taj, Damian, and Luke..... Up doing some promo for Globe or something.... Anyway, has a good rap with Taj.... Seemed like a good bloke.....
Charger! I've heard it's not even really a surfing wave. Kinda like the groyne I guess. But hey, this a lad from Cairns talking. Carry on southern shredders.
How much fun is surfing.
Mitchvg, are we talking of the same place? Or were you referring to bullies? Cos I can assure you, if we are talking south of the paddocks across the ferry, that spot can fuckn crank!!!!! Hence 3 pros rocking up....
Yeah, Bullies is shit, no point surfing there, even when it's cranking...fucking hoax of a wave, yew!
TGF, I think he was referring to "free ride county"...... I think.....
Never surfed the bull.... Looks awesome...... That's down in crow land, isn't it?
SD, having a piss take mate...at work going outta my fuckin mind...I thought it ws funny at the time anyway.
Nothing hoaxy about Bullies when it's on, great place if ya love a good belting with a long hold down. Yeah, down in the land of the garnga (crow), across the train tracks, through the killer shorey and into heaving heaven.
Ok, yep, I know the spot....... Had the pleasure of sitting up on the hill near that railway line with my girl (now my wife), on a hot summer day, munching on S.A crayfish..... No surf that day, bar a few bodyboard "wedges" to the left of where we were sitting.... Never really got to surf much during my time in S.A.... I regret that........
Yeah I ain't heard of any cow paddocks in SA!
Well, "bullies", cows..... They are related ;)........ But seriously, don't know who told you that wall doesn't crank... Maybe they were trying to keep you away........ One of my favorite wedges, being a goofy.....
Lol no as in you need to bring scuba gear, because you'll be going below sea level! Not an easy wave to surf ;)
Nahh... Just a chunky wedge, Mitch.... Like Dbah rights up against the wall, but a left..... You should check it out next spring, when the norwesters are blowing and sunny coast is flat...... You'd love it..... Caravan park with decent little cabins nearby.... reasonable off peak mid week prices too.....
Yeah me and all my qld mates haha
You'd be surprised mid week and not on school holidays..... Plus there's the endless beachys south of there, and a couple of little "haunts" an fun drive to the south if the swell is up......
Lucky it's not in Southey's turf or we'd be toast by now :!
Speaking of southey.... Show us a photo, mate.... And yourself, Mitch.... Don..... We don't mind mal riders ;)
Sheepdog wrote: We don't mind mal riders ;)
Yep, mals are cool, I've got a lovely 8' Sunova that I like to bust out occasionally...just needs some TLC, spent a bit much time on that ledge in the vid I posted above.
Is it orange? ;)
Sheepdog wrote: Is it orange? ;)
hahaha...no thank fuck, it's a lovely shade of balsa, and goes a damn site better than that orange toothpick.
Cool little vid TGF, did you have words to the SUP as he left pretty smart haha ;)
Sheepio, is Old woman island also known as 'cunt' rock....?
I know a bloke and his wife used to surf it lots in the 80's, she ended up puncturing her lung and nearly drowned there. Lee and Sandy, kiwi concretor, they lived at Peregian beach...? Then moved to Wanaka in the 90's and got into snowboarding.
Thought you might have known them.....? Anyway cheers.
wellymon wrote: Cool little vid TGF, did you have words to the SUP as he left pretty smart haha ;)
No words, he's a good mate who paddled over from the left on the other side of the ledge to say g'day...can't hold the SUP thing against him, he'd broken his back about six months before the vid was taken, poor fucker can no longer jump to his feet from prone...SUP'ing it up for the rest of days.
Nice one at least he's out in the water having fun.
If that happened to myself I would follow the same realm, good on him
Cool vid though, well enjoyed watching soul single fin surfing with no one around, gold:)
I had to follow the same trail, 18 months out of the water from a back injury, first 3 months back in was on a SUP, then onto my 8' mal, then back to short boards...whatever it takes.
I really miss that spot, I call it backfence cause I used to jump my backfence and run down the hill and I was out there, took no more than two minutes to be at the takeoff spot from leaving home...best part was I didn't even have to get outta bed to check the wave.
Needless to say, I had more solo sessions than surfing with other crew (joy of FIFO). Also the place is a swell magnet, when everywhere else is flat, it'll be picking up 2 footers but appear flat to those who don't sit around for 10 minutes doing a surf check. It is one of those waves that is underrated by most, considered a bit of a hoax even, but what a nice hoax it is.
That HB Eve was a sick board but met it's end at thumping 6' Waitpinga Point.
Welly, no, not the island....... I have shown you a photo of where "cunt rock" is though.... It way out in the distance in my second photo of the "bays"...... You can't see it.... it just sits there, inches underwater being a cunt..... http://www.swellnet.com/forums/f-stop/101456
So cmon, welly.... Show us a photo of you surfing ffs..... Even if it is embarrassing ..... Here I'll post a shocking photo of me in death defying conditions down here in southern tassie, going the survival trim stance in 10kg of rubber...... heart pounding, negotiating everything the southern ocean was throwing at me...... real "he man stuff". I'll do it just to take the brunt of mockery, laughter , and abuse ;)
What, no poo man? You almost had it all in one shot.
I did poo... and wee.... Nice and warm.....
Classic Sheepio, ok I will its the only photo I have of surfing, just a mo have to scan, then up load to imgur then................wow wammo bammo
Back hand pooh btm turn practise in the wrong substrate, oooops wrong hobby but same realm :)
Practise makes perfect, photo by Tony Harrington (cool cunt for sure)
Fantastic Photo! Stylin'.... Love the colours..... awesome :) ..... But cmon mate..... This isn't snownet.... Dig out that one of you back in 58',,,,, on a skegless 15 foot plank, trimming a whanga freight train lol
Never been snowboarding but fuck, I can feel that turn in my guts Welly. Nice one.