John Elwell at Wind n’ Sea Shack, La Jolla, CA

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John Elwell holding his 10’6 Simmons’ board at the Windansea shack. Don Oakey’s in foreground & two 6’0’s/Patterson Bros.? & in back/Carl Eckstrom’s? I thought this would be a good picture showing what was going on in 1952 with shapes of boards. [Read more…]