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by DEP
Tue May 07, 2019 1:45 am
Forum: Your Wave
Topic: River surfing:Setting the record straight.
Replies: 12
Views: 955

Re: River surfing:Setting the record straight.

I appreciate all these ideas, bgreen. The article I'm writing is not intended to be a comprehensive description of river surfing history; rather I hope to celebrate those who went first, insofar as we know. Beyond that I hope to revel in the outtakes, in-between stories, and lesser known but importa...
by DEP
Sat May 04, 2019 6:11 pm
Forum: Your Wave
Topic: River surfing:Setting the record straight.
Replies: 12
Views: 955

Re: River surfing:Setting the record straight.

Good point, Nel. I'll be sure to include something about bore surfing history, as it does indeed go back into the 1960s. That said my search for images or writings about stationary river wave stand up surfers that can be dated prior to 1975 continues. I was able to get through to John Clark, and he'...
by DEP
Wed May 01, 2019 11:00 pm
Forum: Your Wave
Topic: River surfing:Setting the record straight.
Replies: 12
Views: 955

Re: River surfing:Setting the record straight.

These are really great suggestions rodndtube. If I could dredge up that 1960s river surfing footage, it would really help me to challenge the current global river surfing narrative. I continue to follow up on everybody's ideas as best I can. I'm sending out requests and posting per everyone's sugges...
by DEP
Tue Apr 30, 2019 4:33 pm
Forum: Your Wave
Topic: River surfing:Setting the record straight.
Replies: 12
Views: 955

Re: River surfing:Setting the record straight.

What a great response! Aloha everyone and mahalo for being so accessible and helpful. bgreen, I will indeed get in touch with John Clark and Bishop Museum. I thought I would beat the bushes just a bit before I reached out so I’d know what is out there. Uncle G., I’ll do my best to find Tom (Pohaku) ...
by DEP
Tue Apr 30, 2019 1:14 am
Forum: Your Wave
Topic: River surfing:Setting the record straight.
Replies: 12
Views: 955

River surfing:Setting the record straight.

Aloha, My name is Don Piburn and I live on the island of Oahu. I am considered a bit of a pioneer in the latest re-emergence of the sport of board surfing on stationary river waves (http://riverbreak.com/news/stories/the-lunch-counter-trilogy/). I am researching for an article I am writing about riv...