“THE SURFING PROFILE: MICHAEL TOMSON,” BY DREW KAMPION

This article ran in the July 1979 issue of Surfing, when Michael Tomson was 24. The version below has been slightly shortened edited.   *  *  *  Except for Gavin Rudolph’s brief hour of glory following a Smirnoff victory in 1971, no South African surfer has achieved such notable international competitive recognition as the Tomson cousins,…