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12th Annual Surfside Seventies In Memory of John Kissel

| posted on July 06, 2010

The 12th annual Surfside Seventies Expression Session this year is also in memory of John Kissel. The event is taking place on Saturday, July 10th at Anderson St. in Surfside, with 72 contestants battling it out on 1970′s era surfboards. Surfside Seventies veteran John Kissel passed away this year and a trophy and mucho prizes will be given out for the “John Kissel Power Surfer Award”.

Contestants pick a number and get to choose between 4 different seventies shapes with the corresponding number. It is always a fun event with young and veteran surfers enjoying some classic shapes. Awards ceremony will be at Taco Surf in Surfside at 3pm. Carl Hayward, Bruce Jones, Harbour, Herbie Fletcher, Ben Aipa, Patrillo, any many more vintage seventies shapes will be on the beach for you viewing and surfing pleasure.

Thanks and see you there,
Rick Blake

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