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Frother of the Month – Adam Yu

Nickname: Adam Yewwww, Yuey Occupation: Fun-employed creator of The Why You Collective Age: 30 Local Break: Bondi Beach Board types: 5’10” DP Goldfish and a 5’10” Softech foamie Goofy or Natural: Natural (I wish I could say my style was natural) Where are you originally from? I grew up in southwest Sydney, near Campbelltown, and […]

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Local Chick – Kerry Cusack

How long have you lived here? I moved to Australia from Northern Ireland about 15 years ago and have been living in the Eastern Suburbs for about ten of those years. What’s your favorite beach? I love the peacefulness of Bondi in the winter, chilling in Bronte in summer – especially with a barbecue going […]

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Local Bloke – Tom Chapman

How long have you lived here? I have lived in the Eastern Suburbs my whole life. I grew up in Waverley and started surfing down at Bronte when I was young. I’m currently living in Bronte. What’s your favourite beach? Bronte. It’s a beautiful and unique place down there. I really hope the council doesn’t […]

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Ben Davies – The Brains Behind Bondi Rescue

Where are you originally from? I’ve only ever lived in the Eastern Suburbs. It all started way back when my great grandparents arrived from Scotland in 1912. My great grandfather came for a job as a petty officer in the freshly started Australian Navy, working on a training ship in Sydney Harbour called the HMAS […]

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Frother of the Month – Franck Gazzola

For those readers who do not know you, can you please introduce yourself? My name is Franck Gazzola and I am the owner and lead photographer of the Frothers Gallery, a fine Art photographic gallery specialising in ocean-inspired images. New logo, new website – there have been quite a few changes at Frothers lately; can […]

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Local Chick – Margaret Szabo from Bronte

Bronte resident Margaret Szabo runs her own maternity store in Charing Cross and enjoys making local mums look good. Margaret shares her local favourites with The Beast… How long have you lived here? I moved to Bronte 18 years ago with my husband, Paul, and baby girl, Sara. Since then we have had two boys […]

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Local Bloke – Hersz ‘Henry’ Friedman

Bondi resident Hersz ‘Henry’ Friedman is 95 years old and speaks four languages. He is a highly skilled tailor and used this ability to get through the tough times of the Second World War. Henry shares his local favourites with The Beast… How long have you lived here? For 55 years. I am now 95 […]

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Magdalena Roze – The Weather Girl

Where are you originally from? I was born in Austria, a safe haven for many Polish refugees escaping the threat of military rule at the time. From there, Australia accepted my family as refugees when I was six weeks old and my sister was three. I feel Australian, because I’ve been here pretty much since […]

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Frother of the Month – Andrzej Kowalski

Name: Andrzej (pronounced ‘On-jay’) Kowalski Nickname: AK47, A-Dog, Andre, Occupation: Digital Project Manager Age: 50 (in January) Local Break: Bondi Board types: Pretty much everything from a 5’4” foamie fish to a 9’1” Malibu Goofy or Natural: Goofy Who are you? I’m a crusty old Saffa surf dog, with a beautiful wife and daughter. Where […]

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Christiaan Van Vuuren – The Fresh Face of Australian Comedy

Where are you originally from? I’m from Cronulla. I was born in the Sutherland Shire back in ’82 at Sutherland Hospital. My old man’s South African and my mum’s a Kiwi. They met in London travelling, doing that thing that every South African, Kiwi and Aussie does, which is go and spend some time in […]

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