Golden Girls, The

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Attractive, media-savvy group of California women surfers, formed in 1977 by Jericho Poppler. Other members included Shannon Aikman, 1982 world title winner Debbie Beacham, Brenda Scott, Lisa Tomb, and Candy Woodward. The Golden Girls had no real agenda except, as they announced, to promote themselves "collectively and individually as pro women athletes." ABC's Eyewitness News did a feature on t...

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