SUNDAY JOINT, 10-8-2017: MIDGET, PHIL, JOEY, DAVE (Clark Five)

Hey Everyone,

“Midget Wins it All” posted last Monday on History of Surfing, followed by Midget’s own honest and kinda bleak first-person account of his victory in the 1964 World Championships. On Instagram, I tried to draw out John Witzig, one of the contest judges that day, to talk about the new “sportsmanship” rule in place that weekend, and if Joey Cabell got screwed out of the title, but John wouldn’t bite. Not at first, anyway. “You’re just trying to get me in trouble,” he wrote. A l...