Thursday, May 28, 2009

Pioneering surf club focus of new doc

Santa Cruz Surfing Club.
Filmmaker and surfer Chris Thompson pays long-overdue homage to that group of pioneering surfers in his new film documentary "Out of the Blue." At its height, the Santa Cruz Surfing Club had 27 members, most high school and college-age guys living in Santa Cruz in the shadow of the Great Depression, surfing on homemade boards and wearing cheap wool sweaters in lieu of yet-to-be invented wet suits.

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