By Stuart Nettle | 05 August 2009
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THREE SURFERS RE-WRITE MENTAWAIS SURFING HISTORY. INTERVIEW BY STUART NETTLE
“NAH, NO MALARIA HERE MATE!”
In each of these instances word quickly spread through the surfing world and surfers headed – first in trickles, then in swarms – to the new locations, each hoping to get their own slice of the magic. The hordes of subsequent surfers often pushing the original pioneers deeper into the remote regions of
However, every now and again an expedition didn’t tip-toe into the dark but rather, took a giant leap into the unknown. The distance they leapt measured by how long it took other travellers to discover their footsteps.
In the following case, the pioneers were three young surfers from Sydney who set off to
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