DREW KAMPION: “1969: WHEN THE SMOKE CLEARED”

Drew Kampion was in his second year as editor of SURFER Magazine in 1969—a touchstone year in surf history in terms of waves, surfboards, and attitude. It was heavy. Comically so, as often as not, at least in hindsight. It was by turns enlightening and tragic, as drugs run through the sport’s bloodstream like never…