1965 World Surfing Championships

felipe pomar, joyce hoffman, mike doyle, linda merrill
Governing Body:
International Surfing Federation (ISF)

“Peru World Contest: Pomar – Wild Bull of Punta Rocas,” SURFER, May 1965, by John Severson “Magnifico” was the word for unstylish but toro-strong Felipe Pomar’s victory in the World Championships at Peru. The fiercely fought competition off the bleak and barren cliffs of Punta Rocas, or Point of Rocks, had everything a top international tourney could ask for: big, powerful waves; a field for surf...

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