Trailblazers in Women's Surfing

Long forgotten in the world-wide history of surf have been the women riding the waves and breaking records ever since the sport became popular. And we're not talking cutesy blondes in bikinis a la Gidget, but dedicated athletes like Linda Benson, the first woman to surf Waimea Bay, U.S. Surf champion Joyce Hoffman, the first female surf competition judge Marge Calhoun, and more. In the absence of a Bruce Brown documentary focusing on these heroines, we have the Trailblazers in Women's Surfing exhibit at the Surfing Heritage & Culture Center. You have your archival photographs and biographies highlighting surfers from every decade up until the present day to educate you on some of the original badasses to ever shoot the curl. Come learn about these fierce water warriors and learn what it means to “surf like a girl.”.

Sat., April 25, 6 p.m., 2015

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