Transcendental Memories of a Surf Rebel


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Mike Hynson, the ultra-clean looking robin-hood to Robert August’s Batman in the Endless Summer, made a drastic left-hand turn in the late sixties. Eventually busted for running drugs, in this article and excerpt from his book, Hynson recounts his days from Bruce Brown’s surf subject to film star to transcendental drug running to present day.