How I Came to be Co-Author of the Surfing Guide to Southern California
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David H. Stern describes how he became a student of surfing while studying for his Ph.D. in economics (Princeton). Witnessing one 300 yard ride by Bill Cleary at Topanga inspired Stern (“The Professor”) to interview dozens of prominent So Cal surfers & co-author “The Surfing Guide to Southern California.”