1964 Makaha International Surfing Championships

Fred Hemmings, Joyce Hoffman, Joey Gerard, Mike Doyle, Margie Stevens
Governing Body:
Waikiki Surf Club

“Champion of the Heavies,” Time Magazine, January 8, 1965 Australian surfers get their kicks on the combers at Sydney’s Neilson Park, zipping through shark nets so ragged that they no longer stop sharks, only surfers. At Huntington Beach, California, the gasser is “pier shooting”—hurtling between the concrete pilings of a pier. But these pastimes are only makeshift substitutes for riding the “hea...

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