“HUNTINGTON BEACH SURFING CHAMPIONSHIPS DROPS WOMEN’S COMPETITION,” LOS ANGELES TIMES (1989)

Elliot Teaford’s article on Ocean Pacific’s decision to drop the women’s event from the upcoming Op Pro Surfing Championships ran in the May 5, 1989, issue of the Los Angeles Times. A backlash followed, and the women’s event was quietly reinstated. *   *   * The Op Pro Surfing Championships, the annual summer showcase for the…