Encyclopedia of Surfing

In 2011, Matt Warshaw set out to create the greatest collection of surfing content in the world. With the help of Kickstarter, on October 1, 2013, the Encyclopedia of Surfing was born. Here are some of our favorite entries.

Photo: Makaha backwash, 1966.
(David Darling)
Makaha backwash

In 2011, Matt Warshaw set out to create the greatest collection of surfing content in the world. With the help of Kickstarter, on October 1, 2013, the Encyclopedia of Surfing was born. Here are some of our favorite entries.

Photo: Makaha backwash, 1966.

Matt Archbold, Off-the-Wall, 1990.

Off the wall
(Mike Funk)


Jackie Baxter, Pipeline, 1972.

Pipeline
(Jeff Divine)


Newport Wedge

Newport Wedge
(Ron Stoner/SURFER Magazine)


Buttons Kaluhiokalani, Velzyland, 1975.

Buttons
(Jeff Divine)


Candy Calhoun and Duke Kahanamoku, 1964 United States Surfing Championships, Huntington Beach.

Candy Calhoun
(Ron Church)


Todd Chesser, Off the Wall, 1995.

Off the Wall
(Brian Bielmann)


Bill Hamilton, Pupekea, 1967.

Pupekea, 1967.
(Ron Stoner/SURFER Magazine)


Kemp Aaberg, Hollister Ranch, 1960.

Hollister Ranch
(John Severson/SURFER Magazine)


Kolohe Andino, Huntington Pier, 2011.

Huntington Pier
(Ryan Miller)


Linda Benson, Makaha, 1959.

Makaha
(John Severson/SURFER Magazine)


Pro surfer Rob Machado.

Rob Machado
(Peter Dive)


Mary-Anne Hawkins, Long Beach, early 1940s.

Long Beach
(Doc Ball)


Nat Young, Honolua Bay, 1967.

Honolua Bay
(John Witzig)


Big-wave legend Greg Noll, mid 1950s.

Greg Noll
(Encyclopedia of Surfing)


Peanuts Larson, Dana Point, early '40s.

For more, check out the Encyclopedia of Surfing's website.

Dana Point
(Doc Ball)

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