26 March, 2015 26 March, 2015

Centre Stage

Plastered on the walls of stoked groms and ballies alike since the first publication of Zag back in ’76, the coveted centre-spread has become an institution. This week we throw you back to the eighties, to six of these frozen moments taken by six talented lensmen.

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Greg Hastie explodes on the south coast, landing himself the centre-spread.
Photo by: Chris Van Lennep (Vol 10.6 – circa 1986).

Transkei reeling (main photo) while Peter May (inset) digs into perfection.
Photo by: Jonty Hansford (Vol. 11.1 – circa 1987).

World champ to be, Tom Carrol, slicing off the bottom on a Cave Rock beast.
Photo by: Pat Flanagan (Vol. 8.3 – circa 1984).

Paul-Marteens small
Marc Wright pushing the limits on a KZN summer runner.
Photo by: Paul Maartens (Vol. 11.6 – circa 1987).

Johnny Paarman, tight in the pocket at Cave Rock.
Photo by: Paul Naude (Vol. 5.3 – circa 1981)

Steve Riley, dropping in at heavy Kalk Bay.
Photo by: Shafiq Morton (Vol 9.1 – circa 1984)


See more from the photographers that have made Zag what it is over the years – here.

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