IN THE BEGINNING: JOHN WITZIG AND TRACKS MAGAZINE

In 1967, John Witzig elbowed his way to the US surf world’s attention as the author of “We’re Tops Now.” Published in SURFER just after the 1966 World Championships, a justifiably pissed-off Witzig called out the American surf media for not giving proper attention to winner Nat Young, and Australian surfing in general. Three years…