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Bodysurfing Contest,Torpedo People,Wategos Beach,Byron Bay NSW

Keith Malloy

Torpedo People

  • When: October 27, 2013 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
  • Where: Wategos Beach, Byron Bay, NSW Australia
  • Cost: FREE Event, session entry $10 (incl. goody bag)
  • Contact:
  • Website: Byron Bay Surf Festival

Contest Information

New this year and especially brought to you by the purist master himself – Keith Malloy (USA) supported by Patagonia! Keith will host this event leaning on his world success feature bodysurf film ‘Come Hell or High Water’ and accompanying book The Plight Of The Torpedo People.

Destined for outrageous fun, the Torpedo People bodysurf jazz will be a winner on all levels. Skimming across a wave with nothing more than your own self, a pair of flippers and your choice of minimalistic trim help – a handplane, belly boar/paipo, surf mat.

In collaboration with the Freestyle ‘n Stoke surf sessions the Torpedo People bodysurf glide off will be including all imaginable, self made, new, retro or fictional body glide equipment. From hand planes, belly boars/paipos, to surf mats and plain hands…join the bodysurf stoke !


There are 10 places available. Surfers of proven caliber will be invited to join the Torpedo People and Freestyle ‘n Stoke events as well as entries being open to the public for a registration cost of $10 (which includes BBSF goody bag). Expressions of interest please email pics and personal info to:

Invited pro surfers/freestyle-ists  include:  Dave Rastovich, Keith Malloy, Joel Fitzgerald, Tom Wegener, Matt Chojnacki, Lauren Hill, Belinda Baggs, and more…

Event Time

Times of the individual sessions will be announced on the day depended on swell and weather conditions. Be there early !


Winners will take out a bag full of new found stoke and love for the pure art as well as amazing Patagonia products !

Prize Presentation

Accompanied by a solid 70s surf grunge live music performance by the local Waxhead band, the Freestyle ‘n Stoke participants are invited to attend the prize presentation and Closing Ceremony at the BEACH HOTEL from 5pm. Followed by a rockin’ and raging After Party with The Delta Riggs.

Contest Location

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