Retro surf event swell

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Cameron NewboldAlbany Advertiser
Adrian Shepherd and Lilly Minter.
Camera IconAdrian Shepherd and Lilly Minter. Credit: Laurie Benson

Surfboards and clothing from yesteryear were dusted off by a group of enthusiastic locals as they hit the water for the Albany Boardriders annual retro surf competition at Mutton Bird last Sunday.

Mick Tompkins.
Camera IconMick Tompkins. Credit: Albany Advertiser

There were five teams of four surfers, with Ian Minter, Dave Beeck, Pemba Spargo and Lily Shepherd the winners.

Adrian Shepherd, who donned a retro wig while competing, said it was another fantastic event.

Mitch Connell and Craig Breuker.
Camera IconMitch Connell and Craig Breuker. Credit: Albany Advertiser

“It’s just a fun family day,” he said.

“It’s more about riding old equipment and dressing up as a goose.”

Pemba Spargo, Sascha Roberts and Lily Shepherd.
Camera IconPemba Spargo, Sascha Roberts and Lily Shepherd. Credit: Albany Advertiser

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