International Professional Surfers Association (IPSA)
Excerpt from "North Shore: Plenty of Energy," by Jeff Divine, Steve Wilkings, Rory Crump; SURFER, March 1974
The Smirnoff Pro-Am was held in some relatively small Laniakea surf that was not deserving of the tremendous energy expended by the surfers on that day. It was still good Laniakea at 5-6 feet, but it was just a small taste of the quality surf Laniakea can attain at 12-15 feet.
However, a lot of good surfing was seen by those persons fortunate enough to have brought along binoculars t...