Motil, Guy

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Earnest and reserved surf publisher and photographer from San Clemente, California; founder of Longboard magazine in 1993. Motil was born (1950) in Enid, Oklahoma, began surfing in Daytona Beach, Florida, in 1963, and moved to Southern California in 1969. Surfboard-maker Dewey Weber bought Motil his first camera in 1970, when Motil was a Weber Surfboards team rider. Two years later he published ...

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