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Flag racers, Gold Coast, 1998 [picture] / Jeff Carter
Bib ID 3109024
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Carter, Jeff, 1928-2010
 
Online Versions
Description 1998 
1 photograph : col. ; image 23.9 x 36 cm., on sheet 29.7 x 40.9 cm. 
Series

Carter, Jeff, 1928-2010 . Jeff Carter collection of photographs, 1952-2002.

Summary

"This is a popular surf carnival event, particularly for women competitors. Contestants sprint some 100 metres over sand to be first to dive on and secure a 'flag' (usually a short length of plastic pipe) embedded in the sand." -- Description supplied by photographer.

Notes

Title supplied by photographer.

Part of collection: Jeff Carter collection of photographs, 1952-2002.

Digital colour print.

Inscriptions: signed in lower right on image.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-148677323

Subjects Surf lifesaving (Aquatic sports) -- Competitions -- Queensland -- Gold Coast -- Photographs.  |  Lifeguards -- Queensland -- Gold Coast -- Portraits.  |  Women -- Queensland -- Gold Coast -- Photographs.  |  Gold Coast (Qld.) -- Photographs.
Occupation Lifeguards.
Other authors/contributors Carter, Jeff, 1928-2010
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