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California, fiberglass construction with light and dark wood stringers and single fin, pencil signed Phil Edwards (b. 1938), beneath the blue Hobie banner, includes XM leash.
116 x 23 in.From the Collection of Randall Tysinger Antiques, High Point, North Carolina
In 1951, when Phil Edwards was just 13 years old, he was already shaping his own boards near Oceanside, California. The surfing legend has been credited with first to surf the Banzai pipeline in Hawaii. Phil was featured in Bruce Brown's American classic documentary surf films, Surfing Hollow Days, 1961
and The Endless Summer, 1966
, where Edward's signature grace and style are on full display.
Some shallow dents and marks from occasional use; overall good cosmetic condition.