gary bertram's Profile
Venice Beach local (POP Pier) '59 til burnt down in '67? Moved to Alaska in 69, then Washington in '74. Mostly rode Charlie Street, P.A.Pt., Whtby,Neah, Wstprt,BC, ShtSds,& Seas'd during those years. Much the same today but still learning how to deal w/crowds rather than hoping for company.
Current member of Hawaiian Outrigger Canoe Race Team (Hui Hei Hei Wa'a). Lived at Velzyland in 1-Arm John's cabins & Waimea's Roach Road '68, Had cabin in northern Mexico for 15 years. Lots of midnight surfing (using floating white milk jugs to rise & fall indicating incoming swells. Built surfboards in early 70's with plexiglass see-thru peekholes but they fogged. Currently teach high school photography.