If the measure of a successful life is the positive imprint you leave on others then Bruce Brown exceeded even the most optimistic persons dreams.
If his creations didn’t influence your life then you categorically are not a Surfer or may not even have lived the past 50 years especially.
RIP Bruce, and enjoy an endless summer on a peeling right hander…….
Wow what a legacy ???? ☀️
Endless Summer: Paul Allen, Robert August, Bruce Brown, Mike Hynson and Bob Bagley. Photo: Hetzel/A-Frame
Robert August, Mike Hynson and Bruce Brown in 1963. Photo courtesy SHACC
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