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Keyo Nat Young model top view

Keyo Surfboards1970

Australian National Surfing Museum

Australian National Surfing Museum
Torquay, Australia

Nat Young was seen as one of the prime movers of the late 60s short board revolution that peaked at the 1970 World Surfing Championship held at Bells Beach and Johanna along the Victorian coast. Young and Victorian surfer Wayne Lynch were expected to dominate on home soil but failed to surf to their potential. By this point designers had perhaps taken the idea of the shortboard too far, as during this contest American surfer Rolf Aurness demonstrated superior performance on a longer more refined design.

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  • Title: Keyo Nat Young model top view
  • Creator: Keyo Surfboards, Keyo Surfboards
  • Date Created: 1970, 1970
  • Location Created: Brookvale, NSW, Brookvale, NSW

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