Colburn, Con


Southern California surfboard and surf product manufacturer, and founder of Con Surfboards; "a wily but likable businessman," as described by Surfing magazine in the mid-1960s. Although Colburn was introduced to surfing through his father, who coached swimming at Laguna Beach High School, but didn't take the sport up in earnest until 1956, when he was 22. Colburn recognized that the surf market w...

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