Jane Weisman

Jane (nee Weisman) Applegate wrote stories for the Reader fresh out of San Diego State's journalism department. She is married to former Reader writer, Joe Applegate.

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Too Outrageous for La Jolla

Beach People say old surfers never die. They dry up like some sunbaked seaweed and are blown away by the offshore breeze. Before their end, they may move the knotty knees inland to manufacture surfboards or promote surfing films. Or they may even trade the salt air and freedom for classrooms or bureaucratic jobs. But whatever did happen to the La Jolla surfers immortalized by Tom Wolfe in his book, The Pump House Gang?

Blood, Sweat, and Blisters

"Marathons are really democratic. They run ya against King Kongs, studs, all kinds of people."

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