Saturday 30 May 2009
In New Zealand, beaches, rivers and lakes have always been favourite places for our personal photography. The reason is simple - we want to relax at these places and spend time with our family and friends. Sport and exercise are central activities there. In the late 1930s and early 1950s there was a fashion for physical calisthenics. During the war years, and soon afterwards, such beach athletics were uncommon.
The three brothers here are performing the 'pyramid' exercise which could sometimes be three-persons high. Such beach gymnastics are never seen today.