This interview was recorded by Drew Kampion, and ran in the May 1970 issue of SURFER, under the title “Margo Godfrey: Karma, Rhythm, and Another Side.” Oberg, winner of the 1968 World Championships and about to defend her title in the 1970 Championships, was 17 when she sat down with Kampion.
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The potential of man on a surfboard is almost unlimited. But what about a woman? How good a surfer can she become?
Girls just don’t have the strength that men do. If a girl could transform herse...