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If everybody had an ocean

Girl surfers, San Diego's first surfers, New York surfers, UCSD surf camp, obsessive surfers

Surfer Girls Female wave-addiction pioneers. Some women have always surfed. Three hundred years ago, Hawaiians of both sexes rode the waves, and when the sport moved beyond the islands, when the Hawaiian Duke Kahanamoku in ...

San Diego history

Julian mining shoot-out, Marilyn at the Hotel Del, Mission Valley murder, who caught San Diego's first wave, Miranda and Gaslamp, Copley Press

American Primitive A Julian shoot-out Memorial Day is the anniversary of a gold fields shootout [in 1989] known in the Julian back country as "The Chariot Canyon Massacre." Five men opened fire with assault rifle, ...

90 Years of Curl

San Diego surf idols: Ralph Noisat, George Freeth, Carl Ekstrom, Skip Frye, Gordon & Smith

There's a good chance Ralph Noisat caught the first wave in San Diego. He died in 1980, and as he wasn't a man to brag, his pioneering role might have been lost were it not ...

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