2011 has been a memorable year for surf on the east coast of Australia. In previous waxhead episodes we have surfed some of these swells up and down the coast.
With light offshore winds, super long period swell and weekday crowds or the lack there of- it proved a fitting domain to tap into the juice at the local bombora.
The testing ground for any surfer lies within their limitations. Names such as Dave Jackman, Scott Dillion and Bob Pike rode these waves leashless and gracefully in the early 1960s- and in recent times Tom Carroll, Matt Grainger and Scotty Romain have honed their skills on this particular deepwater Sydney reef.
It felt like a fitting occasion to wax up the tapered 9'3" Single fin and surf these fabled waves-also leashless but wearing a 3mm wetsuit instead of the timeless footy jersey to keep you warm on a winters day. They don't breed em' as tough as they used to...
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