1963 SURFER Poll Awards

“The Best Surfers in the World,” SURFER Magazine, July 1964

On Saturday night, April 25, there was a historic first in the sport of surfing. Some of the best surfers in the world gathered in Dana Point to receive awards and recognition for being selected by thousands of surfer readers as “The Best Surfers In The World.”

One of the highlights of the First Annual SURFER Poll came in the sparkling performance of the Master of Ceremonies, Brennan “Hevs” McClelland. Hevs delivered a sometimes st...