Margo Oberg (1979, 1984)

North Shore, Oahu

I started surfing because I really like to be alone

“The Surfing Profile: Margo,” written by Drew Kampion, was published in the June 1979 issue of Surfing magazine. The quotes below were taken from that profile. Oberg was 25.

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I’ve always done everything I’ve wanted to do, whatever I felt was best. And surfing was something I wanted to do. The first wave I ever rode, I took off and rode all the way to the sand, then paddled back out and rode another 50 waves that day, all the way to the sand. It was total enthusiasm...