I arrived in Hawaii in time to make it to Hawaii International Film Festival's screening of 'Going Vertical' that was part of the Hawaiian Island Vintage Surf Auction. Going Vertical is t
My first shock of the evening came when I looked to my right to see Da Bull and his wife sitting down beside me. I had never seen Greg Noll in the flesh before and he is quite an imposing figure.
The second shock came when after 2 hours of watching Dick and Bob bitch about each other on screen they each took to the stage and embraced in what could have been the first time in many decades.
Bob McTavish at Noosa with the 1948 holden
1966 by John Witzig
After the screening I got a chance to speak with the legendary Dick Brewer about teaching Mark Richards to shape and his use of 3 and 4 fins, specifically the small trailer fins like those below. A true innovator and genius, to use his own words.