Stander, Baron

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Feisty surfer, boardmaker, and surf team organizer from Durban, South Africa; popular radio surf report broadcaster from 1968 through 2004. Stander was born and raised (1938) in Durban, and along with Max Wetteland and Harry Bold, was among the first generation of lifelong Durban surfers. The three opened South Africa’s first surfshop, Safari Surfboards, in 1963, building boards under the Safari l...

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