Posted: August 9, 2019 at 11:01 am

Dave was one of the original Northside bodyboarders. He was instrumental in getting Quiksilver to back the sport in the 90s and produce their own range of boards for a short time.

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Posted: January 20, 2019 at 8:40 am

The first regular bodyboarding news and info  came from the Morey Boogie Newsletters. This issue 1986 courtesy of Neal Miyake


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Posted: January 20, 2019 at 7:47 am

Patti Serrano PR manager for Morey Boogie in the early days captured travelling the world setting up contests and spreading the word.


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Posted: July 18, 2018 at 11:47 am

June 5, 1976. Steve Doney. Matt rider, Shark Island, a few years before the “lids” discovered Shark Island, Steve was charging impossible waves on an air filled canvas matt. Steve’s gotta be Cronulla’s unsung surfing hero. Tim Vanderlaan Photo.


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Posted: November 5, 2017 at 8:40 am

Regarded as the heaviest ride-able shorebreak.Photo Stroh


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Posted: August 16, 2017 at 1:24 pm

Hawaii Winter 92-93 riders from all around the world head to the Northshore. The Aussies at Pipe photo courtesy of Fordy


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Posted: June 27, 2017 at 9:44 am

Perce was a soul surfer before the term even existed. From Cronulla he was a rebellious spirit who pushed for big wave events over spin to win comps. Here’s MP rebounding in West Oz early 90′s photo Stroh


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Posted: November 27, 2016 at 5:58 am

There’s no denying that Tom Morey  has a unique wisdom and outlook on most things in life. Long time Morey Boogie Art Director  Craig Libuse  inherited Tom’s rolodex cards. He wrote down things about running the business and filed them. New employees were asked to read them as an introduction to the company. He has some interesting insights into running a company.  Below is a photo of the actual rolodex cards.

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Posted: September 5, 2016 at 12:21 am

The first beach to attract bodyboarders in numbers in the late 70′s,Sandy’s on Oahu’s Southside  is where the sport first got its roots and the s first pioneers like Pat Caldwell, JP Patterson and Keith Sasaki would meet up and push one another to bigger and better things..sandy beach650

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Posted: June 15, 2016 at 10:14 am

Ben Severson , Pat Caldwell and Jay Reale talking board design.bsp

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