Monthly Archives: June 2011

What is it About Surfboards?

I grew up surfing in Santa Monica in the 1960s. My first surfboards were nine-foot plus, second-hand relics that I could barely get my arm around – like my aunt’s 9’2″ Dave Sweet round pin (with a three inch balsa … Continue reading

Posted in Blue Cheer Surfboards, California, Hoy Runnels, Mabile Surfboards, Mike Perry, Rusty Surfboards, Skip Frye, surfboard shapers, surfboards, surfing, Third World Exotic | 3 Comments

Panum Crater, Mono Lake California

As recently as a couple of hundred years ago the volcanoes surrounding Mono lake were spitting fire and molten rock. Some of that thick, slow-moving lava formed the Panum Crater on the shores of Mono Lake. The lake – if … Continue reading

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