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Posted: September 30, 2013 at 5:29 pm

It was stylish turns like this carving cutback that earned Mike Stewart the reputation as the best bodyboarder in the world in the 80′s.

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Posted in Hall Of Fame

Posted: September 30, 2013 at 5:26 pm

80′s star Jack “The Ripper” Lindholm scores an early issue of Bodyboarding Magazine cover shot with a classic photo by  Tom Boyle.

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Posted: September 30, 2013 at 5:22 pm

Morey Mike Stewart Mach 7-7,  Morey Mach 20XL, Mach 7SS and Wave Rebel Jack The Ripper.

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Posted in Retro Product

Posted: September 30, 2013 at 5:19 pm

Mike was untouchable as far as performance on a bodyboard was concerned when this shot was taken late 80′s cruising Waikiki.

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Posted in Hall Of Fame

Posted: September 30, 2013 at 5:15 pm

Jack Lindholm before making a name for himself at Pipeline honed his Dropknee skills on the South Shore at spots like First Point at Sandy’s and Makapuu photo High Surf Advisory.

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Posted in Hall Of Fame

Posted: September 16, 2013 at 5:54 pm

What set Aka apart from most other Dropknee riders was his ability to ride backside . Growing up surfing at Sandy Beach on the South Shore of Oahu, Aka developed equally his forehand and backhand skills and was regarded throughout the 90′s as the most stylish all round DK rider photo Hank

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Posted in Hall Of Fame

Posted: September 16, 2013 at 5:48 pm

With ample talent both prone and Dropknee Hawaiian bodyboarder Fred Booth took an alternative path by focusing on his free surfing skills instead of chasing points in contests. During the Hawaiian season Boothy was one of the main standout performers at Off The Wall and Backdoor with big moves like this frontside lip launch photo taken by Joe Libby Circa 90′s.

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Posted: September 16, 2013 at 5:42 pm

1993  Advertisement for Challenger Bodyboards featuring Chris Tennberg photo Chris Dybal

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Posted in Retro Product

Posted: September 16, 2013 at 5:37 pm

Dubb made his presence felt on the International DK scene when he reached the prestigious Semi Finals at Pipeline in early 2000′s. Over the coming years he stamped his mark on the sport and became a multi DK World Champ. This shot taken during that Semi by Jeff Flindt.

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