When Dan Johnson’s mum moved to Crescent Head from Sydney, he couldn’t believe his good fortune. The classic point was now his front yard and with no holiday crowds, he had the place to himself. Perfect!

But what he didn’t know was that in the down season, when the surf went flat and the holiday crew went home, there was not that much to keep his vibrant, tireless mind occupied. So, he did the only thing that seemed logical. He built a shaping bay under his Mum’s house and started hacking away at chunks of foam.
That was four years ago, and since then Dan has become the good time pilot of the point