Legends of the Surfer Subculture: Part Two
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Legends of the Surfer Subculture: Part Two

  • Author(s): Thorne, Tanis
  • et al.

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https://doi.org/10.2307/1499308Creative Commons 'BY' version 4.0 license
Abstract

Coinciding with the release of the movie Gidget,1 a new era in surfing was ushered in with the development of the light and durable, polyurethane- foam and fiberglass-covered surfboard. Thousands of Southern California teenagers rushed to enjoy the new-found opportunity at their doorstep and to partake of the radical social identity that went along with surfing.

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