1967 Bells Beach Open Surfing Championships (Australian National Titles)

Winner(s):

Nat Young, Gail Couper, Wayne Lynch

Governing Body:

Australian Surfriders Association

Results

"Involvement at Bell's Beach," by John Witzig and Alby Falzon, SURFER Magazine, September 1967

Involvement was the name of the game—total involvement—in what may well have been the greatest contest surf of all time. It was the Red Baron against the Blue Max in a fierce surfing dogfight. It was consistently beautiful 10- to 15-foot swells crackling with precision off the point at Bells Beach. It was a great example of the Australian theory of surfing involvement that has raised the sport to a...