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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Bnkref commented Tuesday, 14 Jul 2020 at 9:27am

Likewise. Good to know that .

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Ape Anonymous commented Tuesday, 14 Jul 2020 at 1:15pm

Josh Kerr chasing mullet... and people wonder why shark attacks happen.

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zenagain commented Friday, 17 Jul 2020 at 2:22pm

Todays WOTD June 17th.

Great water shot and stunning wave. How good would the inside looking out view be.

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fitzroy-21 commented Tuesday, 21 Jul 2020 at 1:23pm

Hey Stu, WOTD of Steph. Is that from up my neck of the woods recently?

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stunet commented Tuesday, 21 Jul 2020 at 1:57pm

South of Moreton Bay, Fitz.

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fitzroy-21 commented Tuesday, 21 Jul 2020 at 2:13pm

Solid.

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Island Bay commented Tuesday, 21 Jul 2020 at 3:18pm

Have a feeling I saw that place from a plane looking very very good.

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crg commented Tuesday, 21 Jul 2020 at 7:09pm

Any point pretending it's a secret anymore? Not too long ago you could surf it by yourself and now it's "dodge a wannabe pro on his ski". I blame Trevor Hendy who got the first Cooly pro's on to it. Broke an unwritten code by those who surfed it.

I'm not cheap,
But I'm free.

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Nick Bone commented Tuesday, 21 Jul 2020 at 7:58pm

Are we allowed to guess?

I am the bone

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Island Bay commented Wednesday, 22 Jul 2020 at 6:26am

Another Deadmans gem today.

Chris Lougher must still be floating on a little cloud after the waves he got during that swell - and that he surfed so well.

Speaking of which, how the hell does Sydney breed so many good surfer, and lots that are really gung-ho in bigger waves? Impressed.

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Craig commented Wednesday, 22 Jul 2020 at 8:25am

It's insane eh, I reckon the photo of the swell!

There's a story behind it.

I went to the local cafe on Monday morning and asked Linzi how she went viewing Deadies on Wednesday. She'd never seen it break and I told here it'd be great viewing as she had the day off.

She said it was insane but also that she got this cool photo. I asked her to show me, expecting it to be a good Iphone grab of a monster, but I was then blown away when she produced that image!

I didn't even know she was into photography let alone nailing such an insane moment, the quality, the mood, the wind and shape. Insane.

She's stoked and I'm stoked we could run it.

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AndyM commented Wednesday, 22 Jul 2020 at 9:00am

Agreed Craig, that’s the stand out photo for me too.
Beautiful, raw, menacing, faintly surreal.
That little figure way back in the pocket looks out of proportion.

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Island Bay commented Wednesday, 22 Jul 2020 at 9:23am

Great story behind an insane photo. Thanks, Craig and Linzi.

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Bnkref commented Wednesday, 22 Jul 2020 at 2:01pm

I've always wondered that IB (about big wave surfers in Sydney). They don't get the regular practice that others do.

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morg commented Friday, 24 Jul 2020 at 9:17pm

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GuySmiley commented Saturday, 25 Jul 2020 at 9:59am

Cracker

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GuySmiley commented Monday, 27 Jul 2020 at 12:08pm

Man if only I cold get up there put of this MP lockdown

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Sheepdog commented Monday, 27 Jul 2020 at 1:27pm

Todays WOTD pic of rainbow bay disgusts me. Turned the gatta into an abomination so multi millionaires in canal homes have safe dredged boating access to the ocean.

Sheepdog

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GuySmiley commented Monday, 27 Jul 2020 at 2:26pm

Gee SD say it as it is :)

Police pulling over cars down your way, been pulled over twice thus far.

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Sheepdog commented Monday, 27 Jul 2020 at 2:33pm

Nahhhh.... Hardly see cops where I am

Sheepdog

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Ape Anonymous commented Monday, 27 Jul 2020 at 3:42pm

Rainbow Bay: still one of the only places one is able to take hallucinogenics on a crowded day and have a good time. Thanks for paving the way MP!

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zenagain commented Monday, 27 Jul 2020 at 6:16pm

Ha ha! Memories Ape.

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Ape Anonymous commented Tuesday, 28 Jul 2020 at 9:03am

WOTD... Deadmans looking easy.. -must of been high tide cause I saw it yesterday arvo and the swell was too straight-on. Probably had the cleanest waves of all the NB though.

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Craig commented Tuesday, 28 Jul 2020 at 9:11am

That's the thing, it isn't Deadies :)

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GuySmiley commented Tuesday, 28 Jul 2020 at 9:28am

I like the refraction on that wave, boom. Any idea the length of the board Craig?

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batfink commented Tuesday, 28 Jul 2020 at 9:30am

No shortage of material this July Craig. Today’s and the one above are crackers, but I think the best was yours form the board, that open jawed beast.

Should I know who Linzi is? Excuse my ignorance. Send my congrats, the colours, shape and timing are impeccable.

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Ape Anonymous commented Tuesday, 28 Jul 2020 at 10:00am

Not deadmans.. that makes more sense! But it was yesterday on the NB?

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shoredump commented Tuesday, 28 Jul 2020 at 10:11am

Big grey days are the shit

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zenagain commented Tuesday, 28 Jul 2020 at 11:06am

Mr. man of many talents Brokensha has been slaying the WOTD as of late.

Great shot. Quite a lot going on there.

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eel commented Tuesday, 28 Jul 2020 at 12:21pm

Its the Queensie Bombie isn't it? Hardly a secret spot. Either there or Longy bombies.

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shoredump commented Tuesday, 28 Jul 2020 at 12:53pm

Next logical step is a WOTD of Mr Nettle. Then he could caption it the greatest surf photo of all time, with a Jack Black song on loop as it sits on our screens

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zenagain commented Tuesday, 28 Jul 2020 at 12:58pm

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shoredump commented Tuesday, 28 Jul 2020 at 1:33pm

Haha, not quite the one I had in mind, but that’d probably be better!

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Craig commented Tuesday, 28 Jul 2020 at 1:48pm
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lostdoggy commented Thursday, 30 Jul 2020 at 9:20am

Today’s is a continued response to rocketthehut?

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stunet commented Thursday, 30 Jul 2020 at 9:22am

Ha...no, not conciously at least.

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DudeSweetDudeSweet commented Saturday, 1 Aug 2020 at 7:31am

Photo by Liberace !

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blackers commented Saturday, 1 Aug 2020 at 11:38am

Getting closer to Shoredump’s prediction today? Perhaps with Liberace playing in the background ....

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shoredump commented Saturday, 1 Aug 2020 at 7:32pm
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Westofthelake commented Saturday, 1 Aug 2020 at 7:34pm

Hahahaha shorey! Stu gettin' barrelled and Ben going yeehaa you're not deep enough! :)

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thermalben commented Saturday, 1 Aug 2020 at 7:40pm

Hahaha oh god.

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goofyfoot commented Tuesday, 4 Aug 2020 at 5:37am

Holy hell, did he make that?
Robbo absolutely flying

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simba commented Tuesday, 4 Aug 2020 at 6:59am

10

simba

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ringmaster commented Tuesday, 4 Aug 2020 at 9:53am

Anyone who's surfed there knows how fucken sketchy that section of the wave is. Consequences of blowing it are severe with steps in the wave face & big clusters of brain coral so close to the surface. Only the really talented or kamikazes go that deep on a day like that.

Jack Robbo has both in spades.

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stunet commented Tuesday, 4 Aug 2020 at 9:58am

It's an amazing photo. No idea if he made it but I reckon there'll be some video somewhere.

Check this one from Jacob Wilcox:

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by Jacob Willcox (@jacobwillcox__) on

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Craig commented Tuesday, 4 Aug 2020 at 10:01am

Hahaha wow Shorey, that's so funny!!! Gold.

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zenagain commented Tuesday, 4 Aug 2020 at 10:37am

Jacob Wilcox wave.

I'd be coming in on that one too.

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goofyfoot commented Tuesday, 4 Aug 2020 at 10:38am

That first tube is so deep and fast, unbelievable skills. And so shallow.

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loungelizard commented Tuesday, 4 Aug 2020 at 2:01pm

Wilcox wave, surfed beyond perfectly.

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fitzroy-21 commented Tuesday, 4 Aug 2020 at 4:33pm

Hey did bloody well getting through those multiple foam balls.