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Malibu, California Bev Morgan was one of those Happy Few waterman who enjoyed the waters of Los Angeles and Hawaii in the 1940s and 1950s. Morgan was one of the pioneers of SCUBA diving equipment and safety and also the...
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Oceanside, CA — Waikiki, HI — Kugenuma, Japan Short of stature but long on legend. Donald Takayama was mentored by Dale Velzy in the 1960s then mentored Joel Tudor, Kassia Meador and several generations of surfers and shapers into the...
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Tom Zahn with the lei and Hawaiian George Kepoo laughing it up – wearing M Nii. This shot was taken after the Catalina paddleboard race in 1958 – maybe a little later. Tommy Zahn won the race and they are celebrating...
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DICK METZ (Co-Founder of Hobie Sports, founder of the Surfing Heritage Foundation): It was a little, one-room deal up off the ground about four or five feet and he had one leg. He was on a crutch. I don’t know how...
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