Wednesday, December 31, 2008

groveller circa 1985

happy new year to all my fellow grovellers, dedication to my dad 'TAKE IT EASY, love to mitch and my wee men max and ollie, mum and all those who make my time out of the water special and to my aquatic allies rog, brett, nig, lozza, hamish, benjy, robbo the list goes on, STOKAGE ABOUNDS ! SG* 2008/9, ENJOY !

Tuesday, December 30, 2008

slop at the scunge pit

fun waves at the bay, 9'6'' lec lec with new o'fish'l noserider 10 and 1 half'', mostly locals so good wave sharing, lost count so fun was abundant, Micro*

sailor's SLOP

dorklanders everywhere ARH !, dropped in on by a local ARH !, but i had a cracker wave at the Bay last night, SAILOR'S WARNING sky this AM, random post i know SG* PS thanks local KOOK you suck riding your (e)POXY poo !

Tuesday, December 23, 2008

a groveller's* greeting

i hope my fellow slopgrovellers have a HULL of a wave enhanced xmas, ENJOY the summer of slop*

Tuesday, December 16, 2008

snaps of slop

thanks robbo for proving to the world that i can catch waves, SG*

Sunday, December 14, 2008

slop onshore

the bay was onshore, grovel in the car park, the japanese motors for ear candy on the trip, growing on me like a fungus, get it, recommended, SG*

Friday, December 12, 2008

slop slasher craft

towie sanding my 7 stringer slop slasher ww, another surfline craft*,SG*

Thursday, December 11, 2008

shadow puppet groveller

a fin, a hot day and a CAPTAIN of the seven seas, 'no fins were harmed during the making of this photo', SG* 'ba gerk a'

slop sounds*

the japanese motors, get it*

Tuesday, December 9, 2008

groveller's greatest hits

the japanese motors LP is out, summer essential

Monday, December 8, 2008

factory grovel

grovelling around in the foam dust, like a pig in ****

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

d-fin for a groveller

old school slop slicer, d fin, a variation on the theme for the fin quiver is well in order, SG*

Tuesday, December 2, 2008

slop search

i'm a highway surfer, oh no

Monday, December 1, 2008

grovel craft*

wax her me thinks, bout time

sparkle slop

daydreaming groveller

Sunday, November 30, 2008

a groveller's thought

i hate dings

another groveller

another groveller, robbo at the bay, a slopgroveller's friend, go ROBBO go

Thursday, November 27, 2008

got a grovel

had waves, poo conditions, had fun tho, go the SNOW, fish rider

Wednesday, November 26, 2008

less grovel

feeling less ferHULL today, wave tommorow, **** yeh !

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

a grovelling groveller*

been sick, spew, not good, better now, need waves, no suprise there*

Saturday, November 22, 2008


7'2'' version for a GROVELLER* me thinks, SG*

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

grovel for a copy

25mins of mint as logging, get a copy or your DVD collection will be POO

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

SG* comment

BIC make pens not boards, pop outs are POO, support your local shaper NOT pen pushers

Monday, November 10, 2008

recommended flick by SG*

swell on the way, in serious need of a wave, watched Sliding Liberia over the weekend, wow, beautiful flick recommended, by the way, go the MATTador

Friday, November 7, 2008

a thought from a groveller

i WANT and NEED every board, every shape, every fin combo and every feeling you get from them, WANTS and NEEDS, slopgroveller's* next, speeding D, then a HULL, will i ever be full ?

Thursday, October 30, 2008


hamish, best surfing attitude ever, inspirational

Sunday, October 26, 2008

slopgroveller shredder*

AM slop at the bay but Hamish shredded it on his speeding D, nice style, inspirational, i had a poo AM grovel, grovel PM was fun, cheered on by Hamish and Robbadog, thanks boys, NEVER GIVE UP THE GROVEL ! ps point and shoot pics poo quality*

Monday, October 20, 2008

a day dreaming groveller

dan malloy by jim martin* can only dream of the feeling, inspiration, stolen from the www

Saturday, October 18, 2008

tail end slop*

one wave grovel*

Tuesday, October 14, 2008

been thinking

want to make some ALAIA boards, keen for finLESS grovels over summer, all in the early stages, will update soon, drawings in progress, ham*

Saturday, October 11, 2008

my longest groveller*

9'8'' lec lec (electraglide) roger hall craft*, full bottom and rail resin tint, clear deck single fin slop slasher, me in full quiver stoke

Wednesday, October 8, 2008


let down like an old baloon, the bay was poo*, could have had a grovel but would have been a stretch, no bank straight handers suck eggs

Monday, October 6, 2008

golden grovels*

grovels can be golden, especially when it has been flat for so long, lift in the swell tommorow, offshore wednesday, THANK **** FOR THAT, love ham

Tuesday, September 30, 2008

captain america* groveller

another pic from rob of PAI ripping the slop on Captain America * homemade fish

wrong grovel


Sunday, September 28, 2008

no slop

flat as roadkill out there, sucks poos, need a grovel

longtime no grovel shaneO

need to catch up for a grovel or BEER, shaneO is the MANtis

golden grovel

andy davis inspired (ok, rip off sort of), no swell so slop some paint

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

ballet groveller

not sure how rog mixed up his ballet lessons with his cove grovel crossstepping

Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Monday, September 15, 2008

scramble scramble

there is swell, get out there you grovellers

Sunday, September 14, 2008


gift for a mate, ShaneO, me sprayed it

poo slop

had a look at the bay today, 6AM, small, full tide, let down badly at the bay, NEXT TIME

Friday, September 12, 2008

some slop

some slop has been hanging around the EAST coast this week and there may be a wave this weekend, get out there and GROVEL in it

Tuesday, September 9, 2008

slop slicer* G-fin

G inspired fin, porno fabric inlay, a groveller's pivot

shaneO dawn grovel

no slop no grovel, shaneo*

bay grovel

robbadog gives us another wicked surfpic from the bay, pai ripping on his homemade fish in the slop, nicknamed 'Captain America', cranking !

groveller's *TOP* pic

best highline action pic stolen from the net, no SLOP no GROVEL, mini simmons



9'6'' favourite grovel craft *

roger hall CRAFT 9'6'', slogroveller quiver machine

began to grovel circa 1982

circa 1982, we all had to start somewhere, i started here, first grovel ever, on holiday at whananaki, i was shithouse i tell you, GO THE COMBI, photo Irene (my sister)


super POO day at the Cove, still a rog hang5* oh yeah ?, yeah !

foam* TWINNIE groveller machine

skellerup made this slopgroveller mush machine* late 1970's

Monday, September 8, 2008

one foot land ho grovel *

rog on the way in from a grovel at the cove

slop footage #1

me grovelling in the slop at the bay, was fun but looks like 'POO' when I saw the footage

Sunday, September 7, 2008

pink grovelller fin 10''

the pink groveller 10'' has had it's day time for a new 1, spray by me, the inspiration for the pink checker grovel taki fin came from the first pair of boardies i bought with my own money, quiksilver ones, at the tender age of 15, CIRCA 1987*

double grovel

had a GREAT wave or three at the Racecourse with Rog and Matt on Friday, last wave was a cracker, then Rog and I went for a second grovel at the Cove, it was BIG and POOish, 9'6'' lec lec was a machine tho

Thursday, September 4, 2008

slop grovel craft*

ShaneO and his slopgroveller craft* 6'0'' stingerFISH

9'6''er tail end grovel

9'6'' lec lec (electraglide) tail end fade out slop at the bay, robbadog picture*

Wednesday, September 3, 2008

*new* slopgroveller shred sled

new RESINtint 9'8'' lec lec sled from roger hall, all mine, WAHA !

full 10toe grovel

Rog pulls out a FULL hang 10 in the slop at the Cove



straight hand grovel

straight hand groveller Roger Hall at the Cove, making the most

the LOW ANGLE grovel

at the bay, poo swell, not bad size, went for the low angle, nice pic robbo