WATCH AND READ: “7 WORLD SHATTERING DAYS,” SURFING MAG COVERS 1966 TITLES

Nat Young won the 1966 World Surfing Championships, with rival David Nuuhiwa finishing a distant 12th. But had this been any other amateur-age world championships—’64, ’65, ’68, ’70 or ’72—Nuuhiwa would have won. Why? Because in 1966, and ONLY in 1966, contest organizers used a three-event format. The opening event finished up in long semi-wedging…