Chronicling one of the most important times of surfing history, Australian photographer and surfer John Witzig faithfully captures with words and pictures the ethos of the Shortboard Revolution. Those were exciting times, a “golden age” as the title of his new book suggests, when surfboards evolved from ten feet to six feet in a short span of a few years. [click to continue]
From Mollusk: Made in 1967 this is the first of Paul Witzig’s trilogy of surf films. Lush colors, 60’s loungy soundtrack and long-hull surfing. Surfers include: Nat Young, George Greenough, Midget Farrelly, Peter Drouyn and Rodney Sumpter.
Paul Witzig’s Triology of surfing films –Volume 1 includes The Hot Generation (1967), Evolution (1969) and Sea of Joy (1970) they have been restored, re-mixed and reborn on widescreen DVDs. The three classic movies all look better than ever and remain a true reflection of the era in which they were made.www.witzig.com.au