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Vintage surfboards raise funds for Lifeline Mid Coast | Great Lakes Advocate



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Black Head Longboarders has hosted a unique charity event designed to raise funds for suicide prevention and crisis support while celebrating the proud history of surfing. The Board Walk for Charity was held on Sunday, May 2 and saw surfers of all ages dust off their vintage boards and display them at Black Head Surf Life Saving Club. Black Head Longboarders president, Hugh Smyth said the display showcased boards from the early 1960s, through to the revolution of short boards and the progression to single fins, twin fins, thrusters and quads. “We had a really good scope of boards,” Hugh said. “We invited people to come in, have a look and donate a gold coin.” The event raised about $400 for Lifeline Mid Coast. Hugh had…

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