“THE OLYMPICS AT LAST,” BY GARY FILOSA (1977)

This article was published as a guest editorial in the Summer 1977 issue of Surf magazine. Gary Filosa, a Vermont-raised surf contest promoter and organizer during the 1970s, and president of his self-founded American Surfing Association, is among the sport’s most erratic and provocative figures—but his efforts to bring surfing to the attention of Olympic…

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