Shark Island. Is there a better named wave in the world? A fearsome slab off the coastline of Cronulla this wave featured on all the major mag covers in the 80’s and 90’s. A ledging beast of a wave often wider than it is tall and who’s lip has ‘death’ inscribed on its teeth.

These days it’s seems somewhat overlooked, apart from the bodyboarders Shark Island challenge, you don’t see much of the place. Maybe it has been superseded by ‘Ours’ and ‘Shippies’. It still looks pretty sick, as this compilation tape shows..