Archive for September, 2012

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GNAR GNAR : Na Wahine O Ke Kai Paddle Out 2012

Some scenes from the paddle out through high surf at Hale O Lono harbor for to starting line of the 2012 Na Wahine O Ka Kai canoe race from Molokai to Oahu on September 22, 2012. check more vids: http://vimeo.com/50091662 SURFING HERITAGE VINTAGE SURF AUCTION presented by QUIKSILVER WATERMAN COLLECTION MAY 11, 2013 @ OC […]

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WOOD I ??? WOOD YOU?

Carl Ekstrom’s house, home to plenty of design discussion. These designs…timeless. Pat Curren Wood. SURFING HERITAGE VINTAGE SURF AUCTION presented by QUIKSILVER WATERMAN COLLECTION MAY 11, 2013 @ OC FAIRGROUNDS MARK YOUR CALENDARS TO SEE UNIQUE AND RARE CALIFORNIA GOLD

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San Diego’s Bobby Challenger – RIP

It almost feels like an understatement to call Bobby Challenger Thomas a San Diego surf icon. A founding member of the Pacific Beach Surf Club in the late 1950s, Mr. Thomas took over Challenger Surfboards and made it one of the most successful surfboard manufacturers of the late 1960s. After a detour into the financial […]

Terry ‘Tubesteak’ Tracy RIP

By LESLIE KAUFMAN New York Times Terry Tracy, who as an easygoing, fun-loving surfer inspired the “Gidget” movies and television series and helped make surfing an international sport — in the process becoming the embodiment of the cool alternative lifestyle of sunglass-wearing beach bums — died on Wednesday at his home in San Clemente, Calif. […]