Pama Davies, fly boy

Rip Bowls

Oh man, what a morning huh? If I had a button that would make this day the default settings…and replay it over and over…I would. What’s not to like….? Sunshine – plenty.  Heading to 23 degrees Waves – superb rip bowls out front of skate ramps. Hours of fun! Winds – none really. Water – […]

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That's Pama dropping wallets and tearing the bag

Warm Peaks

We’ve had a good run of summery small waves in Sydney lately. I don’t know about you, but I’ve surfed nearly every day for 2 weeks. I’ll surf anything I can get really but I’m having a good time! Today – 2 foot, maybe a bigger set around head high. Clean morning with perfectly clear […]

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Good run

Well…that was a pretty special weekend of weather and waves – init? That NE swell sure was providing. All the exposed East breaks lit up and the beaches were packed. Very typical summer conditions. Today, 3 foot. East swell. Still the goods. I bet you’ve been watching the Pe’ahi Challenge live (Jaws). It’s insane. How’s […]

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Bbrr

Cold – ain’t it just? Very different to the last few days weeks months. ‘Grey’ and ‘drizzle’ – two words to best describe what I saw down the beach this morning. Gonna get even colder tomorrow. Ah-huh. I bet you didn’t get out from under the covers until it was in the 7’s. A good […]

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Rain

Our fantastic run of winter sunshine has finally come to an end. She’s about to rain. The south swell has been consistently breaking all week. Today you’d find 3-4 footers at Bondi (But they are mainly closing out). Maroubra had a few pockets…not enough to get most out of bed. Fruitman Sam delivers fruit and […]

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Tricky

If you rocked up at the beach in between sets you would have gone ‘Not much happening today…dropped off a lot…’ Don’t be fooled. Out of the blue…literally…a 5-6 foot set will blast through every 15-20 minutes. Really long period south swell. Mega long lulls…be patient. I’m quite surprised we still have swell to be […]

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Ramps

Damn those sand banks at Bondi are straight. Some of the finest close outs on offer this morning. Every now and then a close out would hold open long enough for a ramp. Mostly 2 footers. Suns out. Tomorrow is going to be a steamy 35 degrees! Did you hear that they pulled a Great […]

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Get Wet

After a few weeks of stormy mornings it’s great to see sun and clean waves. Been a while. Bondi had a little peak with some decent rights. It’s from the ESE swell so plenty of options today. Anything with East swell will feed into the many bays of Sydney. It’s offshore…hit it. The weather will […]

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Erratic

Things have calmed down along our coast and we have some manageable waves at Bondi. It’s still pretty agitated. It rained on me around 5 times in the 1 hour period I was shooting – so the weather still has room for improvement. Gee the garden is getting a good watering at the moment and […]

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Tubes

It was an all-star cast down at a local Sydney reef. Aren’t our best surfers meant to be in Fiji soon? Mick Fanning, Owen Wright, Bede Durbidge, Blake Thornton, Pama Davies, Phil Macca, Julian Wilson are all out enjoying this incredible day. Look outside…gentle offshores and a growing 4-5 foot south swell. Bingo! ::uge

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A L L – S T A R

It was an all-star cast down at Bondi Beach this morning. Pamatatua Davies, Sam Mac, Brett Anderson, Ian Wallace, The Gonz, Brucey Stafford, Sam Jackson… hell even Tom Bird paddled out for the early. There’s waves around head high. The banks aren’t that great but there is a rip bowl in the middle of the […]

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B A T C H

All beaches have a specialised set of ingredients that the make for good surfing. For Bondi, for me, it’s a slight onshore day, sunshine and south swell with 3-4 footers. Just like today. There’s a little left rip bowl at second ramp that looks like fun. I reckon the onshores give it a little push […]

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F R E A K Y B O N D I

Taking photos is all about being in the right place at the right time. If you stood at Bondi, around 10:30am yesterday this is what you would have captured: Looking to your right you would have seen super fun waves for the Bondi Board riders comp. I saw the cars and setup still there this […]

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