1968 SURFER Poll Awards


Nat Young, Margo Godfrey

Governing Body:

SURFER Magazine


“Sixth Annual SURFER Poll: Nat & Margo!” SURFER, July 1969

Nat Young and Margo Godfrey each took home a trophy from the Sixth Annual SURFER Poll this year. The two surfers who perhaps most epitomized the surfing of 1968 (Nat: a free, liberated aggression; Margo: a woman with a man’s approach to waves) were the overwhelming choices of the readers as the best surfers in the world.

The Threads
Nat came to the Poll from Australia, his hair gone long and straight (it was curly last time we saw h...