Joey Cabell, Margo Godfrey, Keone Downing, Leroy Ah Choy, Blanche Benson
Waikiki Surf Club
“Makaha,” SURFER Magazine, March 1969
Joey Cabell captured his second Makaha crown in a row, as World Champion Fred Hemmings and WSA Champion Corky Carroll (on a tremendous backside effort) made a valiant effort at unseating Cabell from the champion’s throne. In surf that rivaled Hawaii’s best, Makaha often broke at a giant fifteen feet during the colorful eleven-day event that has come to be one of the Islands’ most cherished traditions. Following closely on the heels of the California goof...