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    John Mellor

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    GRAYMAN

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    John Mellor

    Post  GRAYMAN on Thu Mar 15, 2012 8:05 pm

    Quietly legendary John Mellor AKA Goomba271 sent me some shots of himself riding a Neumatic taken a while ago now. He has kindly given permission for them to be shared.

    Goomba271 wrote:here is one on a Neumatic that was taken by a professional at a mat/flex spoon get together in Santa Cruz one year.




    Goomba271 wrote:Here is one of my best cutback 2/3rds through...




    Goomba271 wrote:this one made it in a Surfer's Journal article about Dale a few years back...




    Excellent shots from a top mat rider and general all round fine fella.

    Goomba271 wrote:If you decide to post pics, please reference my UK roots and the fact that I'm more or less 'trapped' on the US west coast.

    Yes John, all those long peeling point breaks must get really taxing. My heart bleeds for you. Razz

    Cheers

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    piskian

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    Re: John Mellor

    Post  piskian on Fri Mar 16, 2012 12:49 am

    Legendary indeed!I'm still jealous how he had an affair with that Nigella lookeylikey,Pamella Bordes.Phwoar!And a slot on Classic FM...
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    matt23

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    Re: John Mellor

    Post  matt23 on Fri Mar 16, 2012 9:06 pm

    Love that last photo.
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    SURFFOILS

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    Re: John Mellor

    Post  SURFFOILS on Sat May 19, 2012 3:59 pm

    Theres never enough pics of mat riders !
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    obscured by clouds

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    Re: John Mellor

    Post  obscured by clouds on Mon May 28, 2012 9:49 pm

    general all round fine fella.


    Having met John out in Big Sur for the Swaylocks w/e back in 05 I can testify to the above. a fine fella indeed. my only regret on that trip was that I was due to hook up with him out beyond Morro Bay for some matting, but did'nt.

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