SUNDAY JOINT, 10-25-2020: FELIPE POMAR’S SURF HISTORY BUN FIGHT

Hey All,

In 2007, as I began researching History of Surfing, I got an email from 1965 world champion Felipe Pomar, of Peru. I’ve known Felipe since the late ’80s when he revealed to the SURFER staff and the sport at large that Peruvian fishermen were riding waves 3,000 years ago on small and incredibly cool-looking dagger-shaped reed boats. After hearing about my surf history project, Felipe offered to fly me to Peru so I could see the reed boats myself. I happily accepted and had an amazi...