“THE GREAT NOSE RIDING CONTEST,” BY TOM MOREY (1994)

“The Great Nose Riding Contest,” by Tom Morey, ran in the Summer 1994 issue of The Surfer’s Journal. This version has been slightly edited. This is a docile little story about a small-time surfing event three decades ago in seldom visited Ventura. The waves were poor and few could even hear announcements over the cheap…