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RIP: John Creed

RIP: John Creed

After a long, fruitful, well-lived ride, John Creed has gracefully kicked out. A longtime friend and supporter of the Surfing Heritage and Culture Center, Creed’s warmth, good nature and passion for living will be greatly missed. A life-long surfer, Creed came of age...
Go Faster: Gerry Lopez on the Birth of the Shortboard

Go Faster: Gerry Lopez on the Birth of the Shortboard

In the lead up to the “Go Faster” exhibit at SHACC we sat down with Gerry Lopez to talk about the start of the Shortboard Revolution and when he felt things really started to change. He pinpointed a happenstance meeting on Maui during the winter of...
RIP: Mike Doyle

RIP: Mike Doyle

Mike Doyle gracefully kicked out in his sleep at home on Gringo Hill in Mexico with his loving wife, Annie, by his side. Born in 1941, Doyle was a waterman in every sense of the word. His impact on the sport, culture and lifestyle of surfing began back in 1954 when he...

RIP: Gary Propper

Florida icon, ’66 East Coast Surfing Champion and longtime Hobie team rider Gary Propper has gracefully kicked out at the age of 72. Inspiring countless surfers up and down both the East and West Coasts with his stylistic approach, Propper’s signature...
RIP: Harold Walker

RIP: Harold Walker

With the passing of Harold Walker, the surf world mourns the loss of another brilliant pioneer. One of the integral players in the early advancement and acceptance of Polyurethane surfboard blanks, his contributions to the sport of surfing and craft of surfboard...
Follow The Light Grant Program Returns

Follow The Light Grant Program Returns

The Surfing Heritage and Culture Center (SHACC) is excited to announce the return of the Follow the Light (FTL) grant program for aspiring surf photographers. Shortly after legendary surf photographer and 30-year photo editor of SURFING Magazine Larry “Flame” Moore’s...