Wizards of the Water.
I was recently watching the 1981 surf movie 'Wizards of the Water' starring Mark Richards, Shaun Tomson, Tom Carroll, Bobby Owens, Jim Banks, Cheyne Horan & Larry Blair. I couldn't believe the size of the waves Mark Richards was riding his twin fin in at Mereweather in Newcastle. I could'nt believe his silver wetsuit either, but that is another post.
So I decided to see how big I could push it on a twin fin before the board stopped working. I took it out one day (alone) at decent sized Voodoo south of Sydney. The board went incredibly well! Which makes me think that what you can and cant ride in different size surf is all in your head. In fact most good and bad design is probably all just in the surfers head. If he thinks he's riding the best board ever made he will probably surf well. If he is unsure of the design, he will probably surf conservatively and think the board didn't go very well.
Which leads me to think that confidence in your equipment is probably your most useful aid to surfing well.
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speaking of old surf movies...does anyone know if the soundtrack to "Droyuin" (probably spelt wrong)still exists anywhere? it is the absolute essence of this era, better than "Morning of the Earth" even, in my opinion. I miss it and want it back!ReplyDelete
i all i have a 45 lp record of the soundtrack of wizards of the water .i am wondering is anyone else does . it has icehouse, cold chisel angels,inxs, and mental as anything.ReplyDelete
i am wondering if anyone has it in cd as my record is broken, it was released by polygram records , as i wish to get a copy on cd...my email is firstname.lastname@example.org
I'm trying to get ahold of a copy of Wizards of the Water 2 , can anyone help me out . Kye FitzReplyDelete
Hey Folks, I'm trying to get ahold of Wizards of the Water 2, the sequel to WOTW. Can anyone help me out . Kye FitzReplyDelete
mate its a 33 and i have mint copyReplyDelete
hopefully my sister still has the 33 LP, i used to have it on tape, probably in adrawer if it still playsReplyDelete