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James O’Mahoney, now 62 years young still surfs and skateboards. He was the publisher of the original Skateboard Magazine, as well as the man who submitted the word “skateboard” to the dictionary. O’Mahoney tells Steve Pezman about life, and his absolutely exhausting collection of surf, skate and what have you memorabilia. Complete with full color images of some of the most famous pieces of memorabilia in the surf world at his Santa Barbara Surfing Museum.