Surfing Heritage and Cultural Center (SHCC)

Well-funded surf culture preservation group based in San Clemente, California, devoted primarily to collecting vintage surfboards; formally known as the Surfing Heritage Foundation. The organization was founded in 2002 by surfboard collector and former surf retail magnate Dick Metz of Laguna Beach, with input from Surfer's Journal publisher Steve Pezman and board members Bill Blackburn and Bob Mardian; surfing philanthropist and fellow board collector Spencer Croul also became a board member....