SUNDAY JOINT, 5-30-2021: THAT TIME YOU SINUS-DRAINED ALL OVER THE KOBE TRUFFLE PATE : )

Hey All,

We could fill a month of Sunday Joints talking about surfers who grew up poor, or close to it. Before he evolved into surfing perfection incarnate, Tom Curren was a barefoot street urchin literally from the wrong side of the tracks. Silvana Lima of Brazil learned to ride waves on a piece of scrap lumber. Charles Dickens modeled his Artful Dodger on the young and feral Wayne Bartholomew: “He was a snub-nosed, flat-browed, common-faced boy, and as dirty a juvenile as one would wish ...