1973 Santa Cruz AAAA

"WSA Surf News," Jack Flanagan, Santa Cruz Sentinel, April 24, 1973

The Santa Cruz 4A Invitational call went out Monday, April 16, to be held Tuesday as the forecast was for excellent surf conditions However the day dawned bright and clear but the swells were small and inconsistent.

Everyone sat around Steamer Lane, shot the breeze, and looked hopefully out to sea. [Contest director] Robert Scott looked a little worried but kept up a brave front and promised "they are on the way."

Sure eno...