Alby Falzon was 51 when he was interviewed by Ira Opper at Falzon’s Central Coast, NSW, home. Portions of this interview were used in the 1997 Surfer’s Journal TV series 50 Years of Surfing on Film.
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EARLY DAYS IN SURFING
I was born in Sydney, way off the beach, in a really dense part of the city, all concrete. When I was 10, my father moved us to the suburbs, to a place called Maroubra, and now I was only a mile from the beach. We spent four years there, although I didn’t learn to ...