Weber Surfboards

Southern California surfboard manufacturing and retail business, founded in 1960 by hotdog forefather Dewey Weber of Hermosa Beach; second in output only to Hobie Surfboards during the '60s.

Weber, the flashy wrestler-turned-surfer known as "the Little Man on Wheels," opened the first Weber Surfboards in the same Venice, California, building that had for six years been the home of Velzy Surfboards. Weber had been Dale Velzy's protégé, and while details of the sudden turnover at the Venice lo...