International Surfboard Builders Hall Of Fame Inductee Details
For: Phil Edwards
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Phil Edwards
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Groundbreaking regularfooter from Dana Point, California; often described as the original power surfer for his water-gouging turns, and credited as the first person to ride Hawaii's Pipeline. It was Edwards, along with friend and part-time rival Mickey Dora, who created the technique, image, and language for surfing in America - and the rest of the surf world - from the mid-'50s to the mid-'60s.

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