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Midget Farrelly 1964 Surfing World Champion

August 27, 2014

In May 1964 Sydney surfer Bernard ‘Midget’ Farrelly won the first World Surfing Championship at Manly.

His win was a milestone in surfing history firmly establishing the sport of competitive surfing and paving the way for two generations of Australian surfing world champions.

In this interview Midget talks about the background to his win and what it means to him and the impact that it had.


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