Tim belongs to: Saltburn Surfers
Tim was one of the first surfers in Saltburn when the scene began in the 1960s. Since then he has seen many changes in equipment, conditions and numbers of surfers.
Tim was interviewed by Kylea Little on 9 February 2006. The interview took place at Saltburn Surf Shop and lasted 12 minutes and 5 seconds.
Learning to surf
"Well, itís a hard sport to master because itís all about balance and getting your balance right"
Well, itís a hard sport to master because itís all about balance and getting your balance right, transferring you weight and... I, initially when I started I was getting right sick of it and I thought Iím going to pack this in but then all of a sudden it seemed to click. And you get away with it, and then once, once you get away, youíre alright.
Tim has 10 memories in the memorynet:
Tim's memories with a Lifestyles theme:
- The first surfers in Saltburn
- Reactions of people in the early days
- What does the sea mean to you?
Tim's other memories: