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INTERNATIONAL SURFING VOLUME 5, NO. 5 (1969)

Mike Purpus' muscle-bound silhouette looks a lot like Laird Hamilton in this striking cover image by Leroy Grannis and Steve Wilkings from 1969. Content includes San Diego contest coverage by Thor Svenson, a Kelly's Cove pictorial, and a Puerto Rico and Hawaii photo feature. Also includes "The Malibu 4A Invitational: Impressions," "The Great Oil Conspiracy" by R.L. Martz, "The Dynamic Duo: Puerto Rico's Crashboat and Gas Chamber," "The Villagers," and "Laguna's Brook Street Blasters." This copy is in excellent or near-mint condition, at least 90 percent of mint. Very light cover and spine wear. Complete and intact with no torn or missing pages and no cutouts. No water stains or moisture damage of any kind. Packaged in an archival-quality clear plastic sleeve with an acid-free mat backing board. Click Here for a closer look.