John Hannon

Great Neck, New York, 1965

Like all good surfboard builders, I went out to my mother’s garage and got busy.

"The Album of John Hannon" was published in the April 1966 issue of Surfing. Hannon was 38. * * * EARLY SURFING DAYS I became interested in surfing as a boy at Jones Beach. We used to play a game called surfboard water polo on balsa boards about ten feet long with rope bumpers on each end. The lifeguards at the various beaches that comprise Jones Beach had a league and played several nights a we...

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