LINDA BENSON PROFILE BY PAUL HOLMES

“Linda Benson: the Pace-Setter,” by Paul Holmes, ran in the November 2003 issue of Longboard magazine. This version has been slightly shortened and edited.  *  *  *  It’s high summer in Southern California, the beach parking lots are jammed and the surf spots packed. Atop the bluffs overlooking Pipes, just south of Swami’s in the…