Check out this great article below with our Ambassador Matt Chojnacki with credits for the article and images from Ella Boyd at The Inertia.
Matt brought out a shorter Nat Young board, an original from 1973. “Nat Young grew up in the same area I did, in Collaroy, the northern beaches of Sydney, Brookvale was our industrial surf city, that was like our South Bay of Sydney. We had the Brookvale Six: Barry Bennet, Gordon Woods, Scott Dillon, McDonough, Bill Wallace, and Keyo surfboards all within a couple blocks, which is where I live now.
Nat’s ‘66 world-title winning surfboard ‘Magic sam’ was made there, and to this day I can really feel the history coming through my own surfing. Most of my own vintage collection was made by the Brookvale Six, with a few of them by Bob McTavish. Bob was influential with the vee-bottom, but prior to that was influential in putting roll in the boards and really defining Australian power surfing”
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