Surf Museum

Balsa Board

By April 18, 2018 No Comments

It was a pleasure to meet with this old girl recently when in Hawaii. When we asked Greg Noll about this Balsa and early logo he came back with; “…… had to have been made between 1955 and 1958. Couldn’t say exactly, but with that label, that would of been the period it was made.” Remembering of course 1956 was when Greg arrived with his fellow Americans for the Olympic Carnival that immediately changed Australia Surf craft overnight. #gregnoll #balsasurfboards#balsasurfboard #1956olympics#surfingolympics #surfingolympic2020#propertysurfer #propertysurfing#theboardingoffice #vintagesurfboards


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