The 1968 World Contest

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Ben Marcus has compiled first-accounts of the 1968 World Contest in Rincon, Puerto Rico with the first prototype boards of the shortboard revolution. The rules: biggest wave, closest to the curl, length of ride. With interviews from Corky Carroll, Mike Doyle, Nat Young, Greg MacGillivray, Fred Hemmings, and more.