1969 3Ms AAAA

From "AAAA: Summer Rip, Organic Dilemmas, and a Goofy Resurgence," Drew Kampion, SURFER, Nov 1969

It seems absurd, in a top-echelon organization of pros and near-pros, that contests are still limited to weekends. It also seems silly to traipse off to Mexico or Malibu or Hermosa or wherever, when AAAA-quality surf exists at a different location, and the contest site itself is obviously not producing the stuff. As Gary Chapman said about the 3Ms surf: "It was barely organic!"

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