Perry, Mike

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Sharp-witted surfboard shaper/ journalist/forecaster from Queensland, Australia, by way of Southern California; board-maker for dozens of manufacturers from 1964 to 1997, and editor of Australia's Surfing Life magazine from 1985 to 1991. Perry was born (1946) and raised in Culver City, Los Angeles, began surfing at 13, and was taught the basics of surfboard shaping in 1964 by Hawaiian big-wave s...

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