Linden, Gary

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Good-natured American surfboard shaper and competition judge from Oceanside, California; founder and owner of Linden Surfboards. Linden was born (1949) in El Centro, California, in the Imperial Valley, raised in the San Diego suburb of Clairemont, and began surfing at age 13. Four years later he started shaping boards in the family garage, and soon founded his own label. Linden spent much of his...

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