International Surfboard Builders Hall Of Fame Inductee Details
For: Greg Noll
Inductee Name
Greg Noll
Event Year
2004
Inductee Location
Inductee Contact
Inductee Brand
Inductee Boardshop
Boardshop Link
http://www.nollsurfboards.com/#story
Inductee Bio

Boorish but charismatic big-wave rider originally from Manhattan Beach, California; one of the original Waimea Bay chargers; founder of Greg Noll Surfboards. Noll was born Greg Lawhead (1937) in San Diego, California, moved to Manhattan Beach at age six with his just-divorced mother, and changed his name when she married chemical engineer Ash Noll. He began surfing at age 10, and by the early '50s was one of the Los Angeles area's best hotdoggers.

For the complete biography, go to: http://encyclopediaofsurfing.com/entries/noll-greg

Thanks to: http://encyclopediaofsurfing.com/entries/noll-greg for the photo

Links

Encyclopedia of surfing

Wikipedia Greg_Noll

Greg Noll - Waimea Bay - 1957 video on Youtube

Nationalgeographic Greg Noll Interview