SURF LESSONS FROM GEORGE FREETH, 1912: “IT REQUIRES UNLIMITED NERVE”

This uncredited article ran in the Los Angeles Times on July 14, 1912, with a five-tiered title: “Through the Combers – Riding Surf Board Thrills – George Freeth is Teaching Girls at Redondo – Hawaiian Swimmer Performs Hair-raising Stunts – Pretty Miss Says it is the Best Sport in the World.” This version has been…