1965 Makaha International Surfing Championships
George Downing, Nancy Nelson, David Nuuhiwa, Mike Doyle, Danielle Corn
Waikiki Surf Club
“Makaha Takes a Back Seat,” SURFER Magazine, March 1966
Except for the exciting tandem competition, Makaha was a badly run fiasco. The Makaha competition hardly lived up to its “International” classification and without representatives from surfing spots like Australia, South America, France, and South Africa, the Makaha applause was but the sound of one hand clapping.
The day before the contest opened, there was Point Surf booming off the point and crushing through the bowl. When the conte...