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.
Jackie Baxter, Pipeline, 1972.
Buttons Kaluhiokalani, Velzyland, 1975.
Candy Calhoun and Duke Kahanamoku, 1964 United States Surfing Championships, Huntington Beach.
Todd Chesser, Off the Wall, 1995.
Bill Hamilton, Pupekea, 1967.
Kemp Aaberg, Hollister Ranch, 1960.
Kolohe Andino, Huntington Pier, 2011.
Linda Benson, Makaha, 1959.
Pro surfer Rob Machado.
Mary-Anne Hawkins, Long Beach, early 1940s.
Nat Young, Honolua Bay, 1967.
Big-wave legend Greg Noll, mid 1950s.
Peanuts Larson, Dana Point, early '40s.
For more, check out the Encyclopedia of Surfing's website.