1969 Duke Kahanamoku Surfing Classic
“Plastic Classic,” by Walt Phillips, Surfing, May 1970
Leaving the airport, the traffic thins down as you head for the country. Relaxation renews your body as you put behind the hustles, the hassles, and the things meaningless and inane. Out to the Country. A release from the accelerated, stepped up, stepped on, purposeless society of middle-class materialism.
Cruising along you can feel the warmth in the air and smell the sweetness and scent of pineapple. Looking up you are able to see the...