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A bit of history - from Mac Meda

More Boring Stuff: BA's Surf Turf Tours | Working on: "The Book of BA's Dribble and Drivel©" |

Terrible videos from a collection of terrible BA 8mm movies:

H-Bay 1969 | 1960 La Jolla Shores - Pat Manley's Club House  |  Mussel Rock, from the water 1961 | PB Surf Shop and "The Fence" 1970 | North Boomer 1961

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND:

Schadenfreude:

Pleasure derived from the misfortunes of others...

Word Origin:

German: from Schaden harm + Freude joy

I was thinking: what if this guy happens to be someone I know...If so, he will understand my comments, if not, caption remains valid:
By the way, for the donkey political correct crowd: I would have called Rescue 911 if necessary!


Click for ---> Today's Additional SUP Donkey Kong Photos

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MARCH 2015



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25 March 2015


Bill Andrews La Jolla Surfing : La Jolla Shores Photo Album 1

Bill Andrews La Jolla Surfing : La Jolla Shores Photo Album 2



24 March 2015

Bill Andrews La Jolla Surfing : La Jolla Shores Photo Album 1









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20 March 2015

Bill Andrews La Jolla Shores Surfing Photo Album 1

Includes: 


  Steph backside, gracefully cross stepping  /  Steph frontside, battling an Archie's Left bombs away

Al, surviving the Wave - O - Day   /  Diva Dancer  / Water Divas  /  Doc Pam  /  The Schnead  /  Firewire Pimpage

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It was some sort of Neon or Fluorescent Surf Day - doesn't matter why -
just matters who - and they, The Divas - are the best!


Bill Andrews La Jolla Surfing Photo of Kyoko,
taken as I dared to stand on the deadly Fire Coral Reef at La Jolla Shores


19 March 2015

Bill Andrews La Jolla Surfing Photos

Album 19 Mar 15 Includes ---> Emma  / Ian'Nado Patrick, pulling into an Archie's bomb
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After more than 60 years, still my favorite time and location: Sunrise - La Jolla Shores, La Jolla, CA


Water therapy - in my world - the most effective


When Honolua Bay's rights came to The White House


Remember kids, the eyes of the Inter-Webs are everywhere


John, do you take checks?


14 - 15 March 2015
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Just in, a few 14 - 15 March 2015 photos
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12 March 2015
BA's Notes:

A friend of mine has a great website going, and, by the way, he continues to charge Black's and the LJ Reefs!

One of his most recent entries regards the passing of his father, family infighting about how to divvy up the "stuff" and more:

< http://kelpfire.com/surf-story-lost-slides/ >

"In the late summer of 1992 my dad, Hal Lewis, was in his last days with his battle with cancer eventually passing away in early August. His lymphoma was caused by a long undiagnosed Melanoma which had slowly and cruelly destroyed his once spartan physique and took him from us at the young age of 62."

"After his death, I didn’t keep very many things. The other family members sold the stuff that one collects over a lifetime and the haggling for big appliances and his car wasn’t what I wanted to be involved in."

My opinion:

Ken's surfing peer group is probably the last containing any significant numbers who were part of the quantum leap towards high performance surfing and surfboards - fortunately for the current surf world, Ken's group can go anywhere in the world, be respected in the line-up, and whose history / memories continue to be relevant.

Luckily for us, another one of his friends [and mine] got Ken off of "kindda stuck" regarding Ken's preserving and archiving the "Lost Slides"

"These have been in my possession now for 22 years and I have never showed anyone these images till last year when my friend PMK asked to see them."

"I hope people smile like I did when I first saw these. We had them scanned and hope to share more soon."
< http://kelpfire.com/surf-story-lost-slides/ >

Great job Ken, please keep your words and photos flowing - I know it ain't easy!

BA

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Speaking of smiles, prior to most of the current surf clubs in California, there was The La Jolla Surf Club, founded by the best surfers in the world, home base: La Jolla Shores ~ 1960:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CIjEIvo0yLQ



09 March 2015

Bill Andrews La Jolla Surfing Photos

La Jolla Shores

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As rare as diamonds in the sky: Larry Crow [almost] losing his balance
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Doc Dale demonstrating the art of pushing one's board down the face of the wave
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The Glick, preparing to blast another death defying lip at Archie's and - on the next set - is able to display even more skills
as he dominates a White House Right
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Rox'n Court, dropping into a White House Right Bombs Away

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05 Mar 2015

Bill Andrews La Jolla Surfing Photos

05 March 15 La Jolla Shores 1

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Well, it ain't a bird, or a plane, and most certainly ain't Super Man,
it's me [BA] attempting the Up Flippers position for the Flat Man Surf Capades 2015


Tom knows exactly how to enter the dangerous waters of La Jolla Shores
and is able to avoid the deadly Fire Coral Reefs, unique to The Shores




04 Mar 2015

Bill Andrews La Jolla Surfing Photos

La Jolla Shores 04 March 15

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Retiree Tom causally enters the observatory, La Jolla Shores

The Institute

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A rapidly approaching and ominous sign of summer:
Deployment of Tower 32 = tourists and of course more kooks in an already clogged lineup









02 Mar 2015

Bill Andrews La Jolla Surfing Photos

La Jolla Shores 1




BA' s Last Blast of BS:

"For me, I'd rather be an old 1/2 man and / or even a flat man, still surfing South Wind Shores [below photo was a great day], the LJ Reefs and Black's, than an old whole man surfing Tourmaline.
[No offence to old men and my friends at Tourmo]"

BA at The Shores by Alyson Doria / surfshot.com


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