IT was known as the Corbett Era - when siblings Blake, Martin and Reen Corbett dominated the Lower North Coast Branch Surf Life Saving scene.
In 1990 Old Bar was just about unbeaten at LNC carnivals and beyond. Reen moved to Queensland soon after and became one of the biggest names in Australian Surf Lifesaving as an ironwoman competitor. She's pictured h
In light of the Lower North Coast Branch championships in Pacific Palms last weekend, we decided to look back at surf life saving carnivals held in the Manning in 1990.
These carnivals were full of colour and athletic ability both on the sand and in the water.
We have been delving into the Manning River Times photo archives and while every picture tells a story, sometimes the background to that story is lost.
Which is why we are asking our readers to help. Do you recognise a face, a venue, an occasion?
Soak up the nostalgia. Feedback and shared memories are most welcome.
Visit the Manning River Times website at 6pm every Wednesday to view the latest gallery in the series.