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1964 World Surfboard Championships


Midget Farrell, Phyllis O'Donell

Governing Body:

Australian Surfriders Association


"Bob Evans at the World Championships," Surfing World, Volume 1, #4

The World Championships are now history. “Midget” Farrelly’s success in the World Title gave Australian surfers a clean sweep of the contest events. But surfers other than the major prizewinners also captured the attention of the judges and the 65,000-plus crowds. Here Surfing World’s editor sums up the conditions and the styles of the major competitors.

The Junior finals were notable in that no new faces emerged, with the ...