1977 Smirnoff Pro-Am
Reno Abellira, Jericho Poppler
International Professional Surfers (IPS)
"Jericho Proves Surfing Still a Poppler Sport," Honolulu Advertiser, Nov 18, 1977
Jericho Poppler of Long Beach, Calif., road the six-foot waves off Sunset Beach to her second straight women's championship yesterday in the ninth annual Smirnoff World Pro-Am surfing meet. The waves—too small for the men’s semifinal round—were perfectly suited for the select field of 12 women.
After two preliminary heats reduced the field to six for the title round, Poppler nosed out Margo Oberg of Kauai for ...