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Posted: August 18, 2012 at 11:01 am

This Morey Boogie advertisement featured images from Australia’s first pro competition.On the 28th Nov ’82 surfing promoter Michael Petri organised the first official Australian Boogie Board Title. Held in marginal conditions at Dee Why 20 yearold Evan Penglis defeated ex surfing champion Mark Warren from Narrabeen on a countback. Queenslands Julie Rowbotham won the Womens division from Victorias Christine Okeefe. Not only were the pair crowned National Champions but first prize included invites to the inaugural World Titles in Hawaii in a months time. It also introduced the new Mach 7-7 model.

 

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