“IS SURFING HIP?” by SAM GEORGE (1998)

“Is Surfing Hip?” by Sam George, ran in the June 1998 issue of Surfer. This version has been slightly edited. *   *   * In a world of MTV Sports, X Games and Mountain Dew commercials, with Spandexed sky divers hopping out of planes with video cameras on their heads, with brain-dead bungee-jumpers falling off bridges…