Mike Doyle interviewed Linda Merrill for the November 1963 issue of Surf Guide. The articled was titled “Linda Merrill: Femininity Plus!”
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I began surfing at San Onofre with my father [Benny Merrill] who is an old-time surfer. Then I started riding Doheny every day after school. But best of all, I love Trestles. Girls have it made there. The Marines can’t touch you unless they have a woman officer along. [Note: Trestles at that time was still part of Camp Pendleton, and su...