International Surfboard Builders Hall Of Fame Inductee Details
For: Charlie Bunger
Inductee Name
Charlie Bunger
Event Year
Inductee Location
50 East Main Street Babylon, New York 11702
Inductee Contact
(800) 698-7873
Inductee Brand
Inductee Boardshop
Bunger Surf Shop
Boardshop Link
Inductee Bio

Charlie Bunger, Sr. was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. Born in 1941, he started surfing at the age of 18 after moving to Lindenhurst, Long Island. His favorite surf spot was nearby Gilgo Beach; it was a very popular break in the '60s, once hosting the East Coast Championships.<br><br>As was often the case, Bunger Surfboards had a humble beginning. In 1961--at the age of 20--Charlie started shaping surfboards as a hobby for neighborhood kids.

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