1969 Santa Cruz Smirnoff Pro-Am

"Do Wa Diddie Squiggly Wigglies: Get Lost!" by Dan Levin, Sports Illustrated, Dec 8, 1969

No California wave could be that big, but still it grew, and as it did a dwarfed surfer floated up its face, five feet, 10 feet, 13 feet to its curling peak, and suddenly he stood erect, sliding into the yawning trough, a surfboard Astaire now, turning, switching feet, lost in what could have been a costly dream. This was a contest, and the judges could no longer see him. Still he rode. Other top surfer...