Larson, George "Peanuts"


Quirky pre–World War II surfer and boardmaker from Laguna Beach, California; a model for the irrepressible and irresponsible Southern California surfer. "He was the buffed, blond, attractive, intelligent California-surfer prototype," surf historian Craig Lockwood wrote. "A skilled shaper and designer, a free and adventurous spirit, a kind of surf-shaman, with an enduring nickname 'Peanuts.'" Lars...

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