Surfing surged in popularity in the 1950s and 1960s.
The culture defined a generation of youth, offering a sense of freedom and adrenalin-charged times, and by the 1960s, surfing was making its way into the mainstream lifestyle of young Australians.
The Weekender and Australia Post have five Surfing Australia stamp packs to give away. Send your name, address and daytime phone number to Surfing Australia Stamp Giveaway, PO Box 885, Joondalup WA 6919. Or email weekender@communitynews.|com.au.