Santa Cruz Surfing Club on Cowell's Beach

The Santa Cruz Surfing Club, on Cowell's Beach. The club was started by a group of local surfers in 1938. The surfers made their own boards since there were no commercial manufacturers at that time. Pictured left to right: Don "Bosco" Patterson, Harry "Little Harry" Murray, Rich Thompson, Alex Hokamp, Blake "Tom Blake" Turner, Bill Grace, Dave "Buster" Steward, Fred Hunt, Harry Mayo, Alex "Pinky" Pedemonte, Tommy "Butter Cup" Roussel. (The little girl is unidentified.)

Source of information: Articles on Website, see links below.
Date: June, 1941
  • Santa Cruz (City)
  • 1940s
Rights: This photograph is the property of Harry Mayo.

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Identifier: LH-hm02


“Santa Cruz Surfing Club on Cowell's Beach.” June, 1941. SCPL Local History. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.