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The Surfer's Journal Biographies : Wayne Lynch and Tom Carroll (2002)

NR 48 minutes Surfing
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Gobbo and The Fish share the obvious connection of being Australian goofyfoots and both are articulate spokesmen for their sport, but thats where the comparisons end.

Wayne Lynch, Joel Fitzgerald, Simon Anderson

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Synopsis Gobbo and The Fish share the obvious connection of being Australian goofyfoots and both are articulate spokesmen for their sport, but that's where the comparisons end. Sprouting from the ultra-competitive Sydney scene of the late 1970s, Tom Carroll became world champion and one of the most powerful and influencial surfers to ever lay a rail into Pipeline. He remains a fit, fully engaged force in any wavescape he enters.Wayne Lynch, Carroll's senior by over a decade, broke the regularfoot stranglehold on progressive surfing in the late 1960s, inventing lines that few could follow. As a shaper, his distinctive forms remain faithful to his unique philosophy, and his overall vibe expresses a bawdy yet thoughtful intelligence that defines a paradoxical nature. Though they peaked in different eras, Carroll and Lynch are bound by a high level of fitness and a deep love of waveriding. Both stories are told in intimate, surf-stoked detail in this edition of The Surfer's Journal Biographies.
Genres Surfing Documentaries, Biographical
Athletes Wayne Lynch, Joel Fitzgerald, Simon Anderson, Peter Townend, Paul Witzig, Nat Young, Nick Carroll, Martin Potter, Gary Elkerton, Mark Richards, Rob Bain
Director Ira Opper
Studio Opper Sports Productions
Rating not rated
Running Time 48 minutes
Audio Language English | Stereo
Streaming Resolution SD | 640x480
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