The mystery rider on the cover is Colin Smith at Dee Why Point, Australia.
Content includes "Caribbean Islands in the Stream," "Big Wednesday: Behind the Scenes of Hollywood's Last Surf Movie," and coverage of the 1978 Bells Beach Championships, with Mark Richards winning it on his 6'4" twin fin. Plus a Chris O'Rourke interview, "Hard Core Soft Core: Hard Core Maneuvers by Soft-Edge Riders," a California summer pictorial, and Dee Why Point going below sea level.
This magazine is in very good or Betty condition, about 80 percent of mint. Light cover and spine wear. No pulling at staples. No torn or missing pages and no cutouts.
Packaged in an archival-quality clear plastic sleeve with an acid-free mat backing board.
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