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NBN NEWS SPECIAL: A LOOK BACK AT 30 YEARS OF SURFEST

The crowd at the first Surfest in 1985.

Tonight in a special NBN News feature, we take a look back at Surfest and how, the now famous competition, got started 30 years ago. We chat with the event’s founding fathers, as well as highlight NBN Television’s role in securing sponsorship. You also won’t want to miss some classic surfing clips from over the years. Click below to see a small taste of what’s to come at 6pm, with some footage from 1985. Read More »

NEWCASTLE CLAIMS A WORLD RECORD

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Newcastle has a new claim to surfing fame. It now holds the world record for the longest line of boards, after smashing the previous mark by more than 200. Read More »

MAGOO POSTHUMOUSLY AWARDED SURFING HONOUR

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Central Coast surfing legend Barry ‘Magoo’ McGuigan, has been posthumously awarded the Peter Troy Lifestyle Award. The award recognises surfers who have dedicated their time to the culture, lifestyle and sport of surfing. Barry is remembered as a true surfing pioneer, who raised thousands of dollars for cancer research with the annual ‘Magoo Charity Classic’. He died this year at the age of 85, after a long battle with lymphoma. Read More »

FANNING WOWS IN AUSSIE OPEN ROUND THREE

Mick Fanning continued his charge in round three of the Australian Open of surfing this morning. Fanning toiled in the messy early morning conditions, but qualified along with several other Gold Coasters. Read More »

VIDEO: A SPECTACULAR VIEW OF NEWCASTLE

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Former Novocastrian, now resident of San Francisco, Ian Montgomery was back in his home town in January for a well earned break. The former NBN cameraman and editor crafted these videos with a bit of help from some spectacular scenery. Read More »

KELLY SLATER BUYS $2 MILLION UNIT AT PALM BEACH

Real estate agents say another cut to interest rates would give the Gold Coast’s already booming property market an extra boost. But it seems beachfront living has already won over surfing star, Kelly Slater. Read More »

McMORLAND LANDS WILDCARD ENTRY IN SURFEST

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Caves Beach’s James McMorland is hoping to use his wildcard at Surfest to begin a push for a professional career. The 19-year-old is likely to face former world champion Joel Parkinson in the open men’s event, for the second straight year. Read More »

YOUNG GROMS LEARN FROM BEDE DUBIDGE

Pro surfer Bede Durbidge showed the groms how it was done this morning, catching a few waves at Cabarita as part of a youth training program. But it wasn’t all fun and games, Bede’s getting stuck into training for the 2015 tour. Read More »

A WEEK OF UPS AND DOWNS FOR CALLAGHAN

It’s been a week of ups and downs for Central Coast surfer Macy Callaghan…. The teen had a stunning performance at last weekend’s Surfarama, but bombed out in the national Grom Search. Read More »

MATT BANTING PREPARES FOR WORLD STAGE

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After a dream run in 20-14, Port Macquarie’s Matt Banting will make his debut on the World Championship Tour circuit in February. The world number 22, says he’s looking forward to all the challenges ahead of him. Read More »

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