TOM PARRISH IS “THE MAN WITH THE RED-HOT PLANER” – PROFILE BY DREW KAMPION (1976)

Drew Kampion’s profile on Tom Parrish ran in the December 1976 issue of Surfing. This version has been slightly edited.   *  *  *  Picture, if you will, the annual onslaught: the world’s finest surfers converging in a swift no-nonsense manner for the winter festivities on Oahu’s North Shore, almost like corporate honchos on a whirlwind…