Contest director and organizer, from Durban; sometimes referred to as the Father of South African Surfing. "Peter was always looking to the future," Craig Simms wrote, "and he made a huge difference to the world of surfing." Burness was born (1928) in Cape Town, the son of a timber company executive who spent much of his time in Indonesia. Burness began riding waves in Durban at age 20 on a woode...
Peter Burness, 1981 Gunston 500Subscribe to view
Peter Burness, 1987. Photo: Chris van LennepSubscribe to view
Peter Burness, 1981 Gunston 500
Peter Burness, 1987. Photo: Chris van Lennep