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NBN News Rewind – Episode 16

EP16 Rewind – Surfest 1985

November 1985, all the big names in surfing converged, for an exciting new event.

Surfest had arrived, a week of world class action.

The sentimental favourite was Local legend Mark Richards.

The finals, saw possibly the biggest crowd ever seen at a surfing contest, while many thousands watched from home thanks to a massive technical effort by NBN involving cameramen, technicians, control room crew and commentary team.

The event was a huge success, for both spectators and competitors including competition winners South Africa’s Wendy Botha and Californian Tom Curran.

Surfest 1985, the start of something big for our region.

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