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Bombora: The Story of Australian Surfing (2009)

The extraordinary tale of how surfing went from an obscure pastime reserved for Hawaiian Kings to become an Australian obsession, an international sport and finally, a global phenomenon. ... See full summary »

Directors:

Greg Appel, Paul Clarke

Writer:

Paul Clarke
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The extraordinary tale of how surfing went from an obscure pastime reserved for Hawaiian Kings to become an Australian obsession, an international sport and finally, a global phenomenon. Featuring a surfing "who's who" and rare archival footage, BOMBORA takes us on a journey from the early 19th Century pioneers, to the impact of "The Duke" and 60's and 70's counter-culture - to shine a light on how Australian surf culture conquered the world. Written by Anonymous

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According to champ surfer Mark Occhilupo he and his mates are the ones who instigate, and appear in, the "chick's don't surf" scene of 1980's Aussie flick - Puberty Blues. See more »

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 March 2009 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Bombora See more »

Filming Locations:

Australia

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Budget:

AUD1,000,000 (estimated)
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Color
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