Incredibly sad news from the weekend, a Russian man drowned off Flat Rock, North Bondi, after his partner was rescued.
I was down there moments before the incident, shooting and having a surf with my grom. I was watching the people on the point thinking that is extremely dangerous in a huge (unpredictable) north swell. You just can’t see it swing around the corner from the North. It’s tricky. See footage
I actually saw a set spray higher than Ben Buckler at one point – which is like 3-4 stories high.
People ask me all the time if Bondi really is dangerous like on the TV show – yes. It really is. And this weekend’s cyclone swell was a powerful one.
Bondi is a mess in and out of the water. There’s heaps of storm debris littered along our shoreline. A huge tree also washed up yesterday, haven’t seen that before. I visited a few of my regular Eastern Suburbs beaches this morning, the surf looked very messy, onshore and uninviting. Since my morning shoot, it […]