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Southern Californian icon, board builder, Gidget stunt double, professional surfer, all around surf pioneer Mickey Munoz joins us to tell about the solid balsa 8’10” he bought from Joe Quigg for $55, how he caught the best wave of his life at age 72, and shares his breaking point for Miki Dora’s antics. Part one of two. Enjoy!

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The basis of this conversation was Mickey’s book, No Bad Waves, which is available for purchase HERE.

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KELLY VS JOHN JOHN’S SEMIFINAL BOUT AT THE 2014 BILLABONG PRO TAHITI

MALIBU IN THE 1950’S

Link to information about The Uplifter’s Ranch

Uplifter's Ranch in 1936
Uplifter’s Ranch in 1936

JOE QUIGG & MATT KIVLIN

Joe Quigg, 1963 by Leroy Grannis
Joe Quigg, 1963 by Leroy Grannis
Matt Kivlin in 1950.
Matt Kivlin in 1950.

PHIL EDWARDS

Phil Edwards at Cottons in 1962 by Bruce Brown.
Phil Edwards at Cottons in 1962 by Bruce Brown.

MIKI DORA

Mickey Dora by Pat Darrin
Miki Dora by Pat Darrin

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Part 2 of our interview with Mickey Munoz will be posted on October 20th.

Thanks to the EncyclopediaOfSurfing.com for all the imagery and videos.


CREDITS

Sponsors: Whoop.com promo code “SURF” for 15% off and a free 4.0 strap.

Sponsor: AthleticGreens.com/surf

Sponsor: REALWaterSports.com

Host, Producer: David Scales @David_Lee_Scales

Intro Music: Ramsey Lewis, Dear Prudence

Outro Music: Nina Simone, I Wish I Knew

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