Suncoast Surf Shop Shop started back in 1966 when no other surf shops existed in the St. Petersburg, Florida area. Owner Joe was going to be an airplane mechanic, only they sent him home to get a haircut, never to
Re-printed from New Yorker Magazine A Reporter at Large December 17, 2018 Issue Kelly Slater’s Shock Wave The best surfer in history made a machine that creates perfect conditions on demand. Will his invention democratize surfing or
While digging through some old surf mags in the museum storage I came across this amazing find- the program from the 1st Annual Jaycees Surferama in 1965 -which evolved into the Easter Surf Festival. Check
Story by Tom Warnke, Executive Director-Palm Beach County Surfing History Project/Surfing Florida Museum The very distinct and cosmically classic Nomad surfboards label designed in the late 60’s by the uber legendary surf artist,
This 10 minute film features Curtis Byrd discussing The Melbourne Beach Surf Club's early years beginning around 1979. In 1983, as part of Founder's Day, The Pineapple Surf Contest was born. Lots of great photos.
Video by Mitch Kaufmann Quote from Bill's obituary April 24th, 2012: RIP William Hixon, 68, surf pioneer, appraiser later in life by John F. Morrison Philadelphia Daily News Bill Hixon was a legend in the
We received this classic photo from Tom Hutson- a lifelong Pensacola surfer : "This is Hutson Hardware and Surf Shop in Pensacola. This was after my grandparents sold their hardware store to Mr. and Mrs.
2023 Watermans Challenge Surf Contest
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Joe Nuzzo- Historic Suncoast Surf Shop
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