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Collection: Article Collection
"Surfing the Long Ride" from Skylight
Ken Barrett Jr. reminisces on surfing in St. Augustine.
J. Lee Driskell on Her Publicity
Snippets of quotes from surf media and photographs of articles organized by J. Lee Driskell.
"East Coast Champions" from Eastern Surf Magazine
A page spread of the ESA Eastern Surfing Champions
"Destination- Bahamas" from East Coast Carvin'
A brief article describing a surfing trip in The Bahamas with J. Lee Driskell
"Body (board) and Soul" from the Florida Times Union
Florida Times Union article about Daniel Romine's bodyboarding in St. Augustine.
"Takes from the Pump" from Indoek- St. Augustine
Various St. Augustine surfers recall stories regarding Tory Strange's Surf Station over the years.
Blue Sky Surf Shop Advertisement from Eastern Surf Magazine
An advertisement for Blue Sky Surf Shop based on a photograph of J. Lee Driskell surfing.
"Surf- J. Lee Driskell" from Drift Magazine
Drift Magazine interviews St. Augustine surfer, pilot, musician, potter, and jeweler J. Lee Driskell.
"Catching the Wave of a Niche Market," from The St. Augustine Record
News article detailing the opening of a new surf shop staffed and ran by women exclusively for women.
"Bitchin' Breaks & Better Days- Mourning the Loss of Surf Spots of Yore" from Void Magazine
St. Augustine surfers Walter Coker and Tory Strange reflect on old surfing spots on Anastasia Island and at Vilano Beach, reminiscing on old friends and good times.
"A Grom's Life- Receiving a Surf Shop Education" from Old City Life, Volume 12 Issue 8
Zander Morton recalls the role of Tory Strange's Surf Station in shaping his youth and ultimately his passion for surfing.
"Waves of Nostalgia" from Old City Life Volume 12 Issue 8
This article discusses the history of the St. Augustine Beach Pier and the surfers who once rode the waves near it. Changing shorelines and storms have long since brought an end to the pier being a premier surf location, leaving only memories with…
"Weekend Lasts 10 Years for Shaper" from the St. Augustine Record
This article recounts Jeff Sturtevant's career in 1990 as one of St. Augustine's premier surfboard shapers.
Photo Article from Eastern Surf Magazine
Photos of different surfers accompanied by captions
"Local Craftsmen- Shapers of St. Augustine" from Old City Life Volume 12 Issue 8
A survey of local board shapers, this article examines what makes the St. Augustine surfboard designing community unique.