“ACCELERATOR: THE TERRY FITZGERALD STORY,” BY PHIL JARRATT

This article ran in the Spring 2000 issue of Surfer’s Journal. It has been slightly edited and shortened.  *  *  *  Coledale, 1960. A collection of miner’s cottages hung like a string of imitation pearls around the neck of a coal-rich cliff that falls away to the sea. Dominating the village on the south coast…