THE 1968 WORLD SURFING CHAMPIONSHIPS: AN ORAL HISTORY COMPILED BY BEN MARCUS

This article ran in the February 2012 issue of The Surfer’s Journal. The 1968 World Surfing Championships were held Puerto Rico, in mid-November. Fred Hemmings won the men’s division, and Margo Godfrey, at age 15, took the women’s.   *  *  *  CORKY CARROLL (California, competitor) It was the first World Contest held during the shortboard…