Posts Tagged ‘encyclopedia of surfing’

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Rabbit Kekai Enters Surfers’ Hall of Fame w/ Dane Reynolds and Andy Verdone

  Huntington Beach — Rabbit Kekai, once dubbed by Longboard magazine as “the living link to surfing’s entire modern history,” is among the 2012 inductees for the Surfers’ Hall of Fame.  Kekai joins Dane Reynolds and Andy Verdone in having their hand and footprints immortalized in cement for the ages on Friday, August 3rd at […]

Michael Peterson Retrospective – MP 1977 Stubbies 1st Man vs Man Pro Surfing

Photo Alby Falzon FROM MATT WARSHAW’S ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SURFING (click and watch epic MP video montage) PETERSON, MICHAEL — Pyrotechnic Australian regular-footer from Queensland’s Gold Coast; winner of the Australian National Titles in 1972 and 1974; regarded by many as the world’s most advanced high-performance surfer during he mid-70’s. Peterson was born in 1953 and […]

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Forward Thinking Bronzed Aussies: Ahead of Their Time

Photo: The Lost and Found Collection Talented highly elitist surfing troupe led by 1976 world champion Peter Townend and 1976 runner-up Ian Cairns; ostensibly created to further the cause of professional surfing and thus improve the lot of surfers everywhere, but essentially a promotional vehicle for the Bronzed Aussies themselves, who are best remembered for […]