1969 Makaha International Surfing Championships
Paul Strauch, Martha Sunn, Keone Downing, Bob Moore, Blanche Benson
Waikiki Surf Club
"Moore-Benson Duo Win Tandem Ride at Makaha," by Ken Kobayashi, Honolulu Advertiser, Dec 28, 1969
Beachboy Bob Moore and blond Blanche Benson glided across perfect four-foot waves in winning acrobatic form yesterday to take top honors in the International Surfing Championships at Makaha.
The hour-and-a-half tandem heat with 10 entries competing before about 1,000 spectators lining the sandy beach closed the 17th annual Makaha meet.
With a slight breeze and the same kind of sunshine which o...