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A Definitive History of Surfing's Culture and Heroes
By  Malcolm Gault-Williams

This Chapter Updated:  3 March 2008
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The First Surfers

Volume 1, Chapter 1

First Surfers ebooklet

Aloha! "The First Surfers" is the very first chapter of Volume 1 of LEGENDARY SURFERS, in electronic file format (PDF).

Chapter 1 of Volume 1 consists of a total of 15,425 words, numerous images and hyperlinks to other relevant material both within the LEGENDARY SURFERS website and elsewhere on the Net. The information contained in this eBooklet is the most detailed information available about surfing's beginnings available anywhere -- excepting, of course, the first volume printed in paperback: Volume 1 of LEGENDARY SURFERS.

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