International Surfing Hall of Fame Awards

This unfinished page contains text from either the 2003 or 2005 print version of Encyclopedia of Surfing. An updated version, with more photos, is coming soon.

Honors and formal-dress awards ceremony sponsored by International Surfing magazine—precursor to Surfing magazine—held in 1966 and 1967. The Hall of Fame Awards were Surfing's answer to the 1963-founded SURFER Magazine Poll Awards; while SURFER asked readers to cast votes for their favorite surfers, Surfing polled an international panel of 150 surfing experts. Also, whereas the SURFER Poll had jus...

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