1969 Santa Cruz AAAA


Mike Purpus, Margo Godfrey

Governing Body:

Western Surfing Association (WSA)


“Hot Flash Zonk!” Drew Kampion, SURFER, January 1970

Already (yes, there is a Santa Claus), already results are available from the SURFER Magazine 4A Santa Cruz Invitational held at Steamer Lane and Waddell Creek (a secret spot) on October 25 and 26. Mike Purpus took the Men’s final in beachbreak surf at Waddell, narrowly out-pointing Brad McCaul. Dru Harrison, a perennial finalist, was third: Dale “Dynamite” Dobson was fourth, and Cheer Critchlow, in a sporty black and red wet suit, was fif...