WATCH: BADDY’S GOOD LIFE IN “MORNING OF THE EARTH”

David "Baddy" Treloar is the bearded giant in Morning of the Earth, Alby Falzon's shimmering 1972 jewel of a surf movie. Or rather, Baddy's the other bearded giant—the one who isn't Nat Young. You'll be glad to hear Baddy is very much still alive and surfing Angourie, on New South Wales' North Coast, which is a pleasant surprise not just because men in his family usually die of heart disease in late middle age (Baddy's on the far side of 65), but also because he inhaled enough particulate mat...