Saturday, July 31, 2010

Bob Simmons, Malibu, July 31st, 1949

61 years ago today.
Composite construction, foam core, dual
keel, concave planing hull.
Attack angle, planing speed etc
show relationship to the ancient finless
boards of Hawaii...a real and concrete
connection through Lord's tests in


Thos said...

I can't find any pictures of Bob Simmons (just looking online,) apart from one other B+W image of him surfing. Do none exist? I just want to see his face.

flusse said...

no hoppers!