Bob Purvey, Gary Seaman
Ad copy for The Ugly; SURFER Magazine, March 1967
It's called the UGLY. Everybody wants it anyway! No matter how you look at it, the only beautiful thing about the UGLY is the way it handles in the water. There is certainly nothing handsome about a twenty-inch nose, one foot from the tip, able to support full weight on take-off or for cut-backs. Beauty prizes will never be given for the semi-parallel rails that hold smooth trim as the board glides down the wall of any wave, or give precision...