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Surfing Pioneers & Vintage Venice

Posted by: victoria 4 years, 10 months ago

Vintage Venice, CA

We came across a goldmine of photos from the 70's taken in Venice, California. These wicked shots truly capture surf culture as it was in that day.

George Freeth

George Freeth. "George is recognised as being the first professional surfer, and one of the first to surf the US mainland coast (Southern California). He is also famous for being the first official US lifeguard and trained more world champion swimmers than any other man of his time." Read more on Surfing Pioneers & Innovators at clubofthewaves.com.

And lastly, here's a shot of Surf Kelowna's Lewis Vaughan on Wood Lake in the sunny Okanagan just last week!

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