Posts Tagged ‘phil edwards’

SNEAK PEEK: PHIL EDWARDS HONOLULU MODEL

PHIL EDWARDS HONOLULU Model (10) CALIFORNIA GOLD According to the original and only owner, R. Paul Allen, the marketing magnet behind the Endless Summer success, this is the first Honolulu Model that came from master craftsman and California Gold surfer Phil Edwards’ hands. Good buddy Allen ordered this gorgeous and flawless original and near mint […]

BOARD BROKERS TV – PHONE CALL REVEALS #1 PHIL EDWARDS HONOLULU

“”Each day, before and after school, I struggled over that board, pulling a drawknife toward me, shaving it down, while everybody groaned and looked the other way. A drawknife is a dandy tool for disemboweling yourself — sort of instant hara-kiri — but we both survived.” — PHIL EDWARDS SURFING HERITAGE VINTAGE SURF AUCTION presented […]

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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 […]

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Corky Carroll wishes Phil Edwards a Happy Birthday

by Corky Carroll Legendary surfer Phil Edwards just celebrated his 74th birthday on June 10. Phil was the top surfer on the planet during surfing’s most colorful period, the late 1950’s and early 1960’s. Those were the years that surfing went from a cult activity only practiced by a few surfish beatniks to full-blown national […]

SKATEBOARD PIONEER LARRY STEVENSON – RIP

By Valerie J. Nelson, Published: March 27 Los Angeles Times Larry Stevenson, a California lifeguard who helped popularize skateboarding in the early 1960s by marketing his Makaha boards to riders eager to essentially surf on land, died March 25 at a medical facility in Santa Monica, Calif. He was 81. Mr. Stevenson had Parkinson’s disease, […]