• Short Summary

    One of the most important events of the summer sporting calendar in New South Wales - the State Surfing championships..

  • Description


    LS Thirroul beach
    2 ft


    Closer boys and boats
    4 ft


    Start of senior surf boat race
    6 ft


    boat out
    10 ft


    people stand and watch
    11 1/2 ft


    Boats on way back
    13 1/2 ft


    Boats beach in results
    20 ft


    official stand
    22 1/2 ft


    Sir Eric Woodward
    24 ft


    Prince Richard Gloucester
    26 1/2 ft


    Open surf race
    34 ft


    Crowd
    35 1/2 ft


    ls they swimming
    38 1/2 ft


    Crowd
    40 ft


    Return man who won leads Roger of Maroubra
    46 ft


    Second man in
    49 1/2 ft



    Initials


    SPORT: SURFING

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: One of the most important events of the summer sporting calendar in New South Wales - the State Surfing championships..They were held this year at Port Kembla Beach.This is the final of the senior surf boat race.

    The surf was disappointingly flat - and the boat crews were forced to row the entire distance - The race was won by the Daves - a beach near Newcastle.Freshwater, of Sydney, was second.Guests at the official stand included the Governor, Sir Eric Woodward.Another interested spectator was Prince Richard of Gloucester.

    This is the start of the Senior Surf Race.More than one hundred clubs sent members to the carnival.Finalists will represent New South Wales at the Australian Surf Championships to be held at Warrnambool in south western Victoria on the ninth and tenth of March
    The winner of the Senior Surf Race war Rogers of Maroubra...

    Second was Fitzgerald of South Steyne and third, McFarlane of Manly.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9H7EIYALSQOXYSGN2QA6IC32H
    Media URN:
    VLVA9H7EIYALSQOXYSGN2QA6IC32H
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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