Dewey Weber

Mid 1960s

The hot-dog surfer remains the master.

The Weber quotes below were lifted from SURFER (“Personalities,” February 1964; “Inside Waimea,” January 1966)); Surf Guide (“Malibu: of Characters and Waves”,  November 1964); Petersen’s Surfing (“Profiles of the Experts,” Surfing Yearbook #3, 1966)

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