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Collection: Article Collection
"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.
"A Musician of Many Talents" from The Compass, St. Augustine Record
This article gives a brief overview of local surfer, musician, and potter J. Lee Driskell and her various activities.
"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.
"Body (board) and Soul" from the Florida Times Union
Florida Times Union article about Daniel Romine's bodyboarding in St. Augustine.
"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.
"Destination- Bahamas" from East Coast Carvin'
A brief article describing a surfing trip in The Bahamas with J. Lee Driskell
"East Coast Champions" from Eastern Surf Magazine
A page spread of the ESA Eastern Surfing Champions
"Eastern Surfing Championships" from Surfing Girl Magazine
Article providing short biographies on the 2000 East Coast Surfing Championship winners
"Fourth of July Surfing Tourney- Schilling 'Masters' Champ"
Article from the St. Augustine Record detailing the 13th Annual Fourth of July Surfing Contest and the winners.
"Full Service- History of the Surf Station" from Old City Life Volume 12 Issue 8
Tory Strange recalls how the Surf Station surf shop came to be, and how it has changed over the years.
"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.
"Oldest City Shapers" from Indoek- St. Augustine
This article explores the uniqueness of the St. Augustine surfboard shaping community, and includes interviews with Drew Bagett, Kevin Sullivant, and Kevin Mileski, among others.
"Professional Surfers" from Old City Life Volume 12 Issue 8
Professionals from around St. Augustine discuss surfing and their careers, creating a much different image of the surfer than is typically depicted.
"Quick Pitches- Local Surfers Named to All-Star Team" from The St. Augustine Record
Four St. Augustine surfers are nominated to the Eastern Surfing Association's all-star team.
"Ships" from Eastern Surf Magazine
Author Matt Pruett discusses the 2000 ESA Championship held on the Outer Banks of North Carolina.