Pope, Karl

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Southern boogie California surfboard accessory designer and manufacturer. Pope met surfer/designer Tom Morey at the University of Southern California in the mid-'50s, and in 1965 they formed the Morey-Pope company in Ventura. One of their first products was the Trisect, a travel-ready three-piece surfboard that Pope designed and engineered. More board models followed, including the Snub, the Pec...

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