- Alan Gomes, Walter Hoffman, Joan Jones
- Governing Body:
- Waikiki Surf Club, Waianae Lions Club
Walter Hoffman and Joan Jones
1953 Makaha International Surfing Championships
Alan Gomes. Photo: Clarance Maki
NOTE: This event was actually held in early 1954. Because there were two Makaha Championship contests in 1956, the first four iterations of the event are listed as having taken place in the year before they actually occurred. * * * "Californians Sweep Surf Events," Honolulu Advertiser, Jan 25, 1954 Walt Hoffman, a Californian in the Coast Guard here, and Joan Jones, won the the mixed tandem cro...