International Surfboard Builders Hall Of Fame Inductee Details
For: Pat Curren
Inductee Name
Pat Curren
Event Year
2005
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Impenetrable surfer and surfboard shaper from La Jolla, California; generally regarded as the best big-wave rider of the late 1950s and early '60s, as well as the era's finest big-wave surfboard craftsman; father of three-time world champion Tom Curren.

Pat Curren was born (1932) in Carlsbad, California, the son of a surveyor, and grew up in San Diego's Mission Beach. At 18, two years after dropping out of high school, he moved to La Jolla and began surfing; he later became an original member of the La Jolla - based Windansea Surf Club, the loudest and rowdiest group of its kind in the nation.

For the complete biography, go to: http://encyclopediaofsurfing.com/entries/curren-pat

Thanks to: http://encyclopediaofsurfing.com/entries/curren-pat for the photo

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PAT CURREN, King of The Bay

Encyclopedia of Surfing.com - curren-pat

Surfing Walk of Fame Pat Curren 2004