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April 12, 2021

Medina takes out 2014 Quiky Pro on the Goldy

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My own pandemic imaginations

Robert Podhajsky, Ocean Shores Imagination is a powerful mechanism; I must admit I get unsettled with my own pandemic imaginations...

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Waking up with a sick feeling in my gut

Horst Tietze, Mullumbimby Thank you to Mandy Nolan for publishing her courageous account of growing up as a young woman...

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Mick breathed in but his Cronulla Sharks football jersey struggled to contain his well-insulated six-pack and he held up his hand as he approached Bazza in the front bar of the Top Pub.

Brunswick Heads surf lifesaver wins gold 

Brunswick Heads surf lifesaver Paul ‘Punchy’ Davis won gold in the 600m paddle board race

The ABC’s onto ‘em

Jason van Tol, Myocum That the ABC has just uncovered a Neo-Nazi terrorist group, rather than any of our well...

New food donation campaign launched

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Local teams head north under new set-up for women’s AFL 

Local women’s AFL will have a shake-up this year as the Lismore Swans join the Northern Rivers league...

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Gabriel Medina wins the 2014 Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast. Photo ASP/ Kirstin Scholtz

Gabriel Medina of Maresias, Brasil won the Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast defeating Coolangatta’s Joel Parkinson in the final late this afternoon on the Gold Coast.

Medina came from behind to post the score he needed in the dying seconds, winning the heat with 16.33 to Parkinson’s 16.27 (out of 20.00).

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Joel Parkinson at the Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast this afternoon. Photo ASP/ Kirstin Scholtz

 


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