Miki Dora’s Last Interview aka Underground Journals was originally written in 2003 as a magazine article and was unpublished. Over the years it has gone through many drafts, and there are several manuscripts of earlier drafts of the book which have been given to known and unknown surf world people in France, California and Hawaii, … Continue reading New book about 50s-60s surf pioneer Miki Dora
We now have surf lessons for adults and kids all winter. 4 person maximum for the groups, with owner Gerry for your instructor, so you are sure to get a good lesson. Softboard included.
We are closed for surf lessons temporarily, but that does not mean that you cannot surf this summer. HERE IS OUR BEACH LESSON, SO YOU CAN TRY TO SURF ON YOUR OWN : HOW TO SURF GUIDE Surf schools have only been around for 20 years or so, and we were one of the first. … Continue reading Learn to surf without a surf school during the covid times.
Surf Camp from summer of 2011! At Moonlight Beach. We used to make a video of every week of summer surf camp.
Above: Early hat logo, country-western theme, for no good reason, other than I always liked the skull and cactus icon for the desert. Below, our first rack card, made on a home computer and cut out with scissors.
This was an article in the Coast News, the local newspaper for north county coastal.
Leucadia Surf School owner Gerry Kantor and his brother Phil Kantor in this early contest at La Jolla Shores. Shot originally in 8mm, from the collection of Kantor family home movies.
My father, standing on the right. Airforce bomber crew during WWII, was shot down over Germany during the war. He jumped out with a parachute, was captured by the Germans and put into in a POW camp, and lived to tell the tale, and take me and my brothers to the beach and teach us about the ocean and waves when we were little kids. Born into it because my father survived WWII.
Dwain Kantor, father of Leucadia Surf School owner Gerry Kantor, in 1946 San Diego Lifeguards Group photo.