Herbie Fletcher has been riding waves at an incredibly high level, without a break, for longer than anybody, ever, except maybe Nat Young. Fifty years, give or take. The clip here, shot by Greg MacGillivray and Jim Freeman at the end of 1966 (They called him "The Kid"), goes back almost to the beginning of Herbie's run, when he was just 17. He was a semifinalist in the world titles earlier that ye...

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