“WINNER TAKE ALL: OR $50,000 CASH – MICKEY DORA’S CHALLANGE”

This article ran in the October 1974 issue of SURFER, at a time when professional surfing was the hottest and most debated topic in the sport. A big component of the debate had to do with the merits and demerits of two judging systems: our still-used subjective format, and the now-obsolete objective, or “points-per-maneuver,” format….