Coastwatch Vault Surfing Videos

Michael Crawley - 1997

From the Coastwatch Vault, this John Charlton surfer profile shot in July 1997 on Palm Beach drop knee body boarder and surfer, Michael Crawley

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Coastwatch Vault: From 1994 until mid 1999, Brownie's Coastwatch was a half hour TV show produced for Channel 7 Queensland. These videos are segments of that show.

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Bruce Lee - August 1994

From the Coastwatch Vault, this August 1994 surfer profile is on Bruce Lee, one of the stalwarts of his home break, Snapper Rocks and the Snapper Rocks Boardriders Club.

Jay Phillips - July 1995

From the Coastwatch Vault, this July 1995 surfer profile by John Charlton on Fingal surfer Jay Phillips. At the time we did this story, Jay was one of the hottest surfers on the southern Gold Coast breaks.

Mick Fanning at 16 - 1997

From the Coastwatch Vault, this John Charlton surfer profile shot in September 1997 on Mick Fanning. At the time Mick was 16 and as you'll see was very focused on being a successful pro surfer, which he achieved in style. Since this story was shot, two of Mick's brothers Sean & Peter have passed away and we hope Mick and his family are not upset at seeing them in this.

Jason Gale - February 1995

From the Coastwatch Vault, this February 1995 surfer profile by John Charlton on Gold Coast surfer and colourful character Jason Gale.

Kirra Pro - March 1994

From the Coastwatch Vault, this March 1994 story on the Kirra Pro. The planets really aligned for this contest ... perfect Kirra waves and the world's best surfers into them. This video is pure gold and is one of the most requested stories we did during the 5 years we made the Brownie's Coastwatch show.

Jason 'China' O'Conner - September 1994

From the Coastwatch Vault, this September 1994 surfer profile is on Jason "China' O'Conner, who at the time was one of the hottest surfers based on the southern Gold Coast.

Dean Morrison at 13 - April 1994

From the Coastwatch Vault, this April 1994 surfer profile is on Dean Morrison. At the time, Dean was 13 and showing promise of the great things to come.

Dean Morrison - 1998

From the Coastwatch Vault, this John Charlton surfer profile shot in October 1998 on hot Gold Coast surfer Dean Morrison.

Joel Parkinson at 13 - December 1994

From the Coastwatch Vault, this December 1994 surfer profile is on Joel Parkinson when he was 13 and it was a taste of things to come.

Dave Rastovich - March 1996

From the Coastwatch Vault, this March 1996 John Charlton surfer profile on a young Dave Rastovich. "Rasta" went on to become a sponsored free surfer, environmentalist and all round waterman.