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June 26

ASBURY PARK’S PREEMINENT HISTORIAN DISCUSSES ONE OF SURFING’S BIGGEST MYSTERIES

Was Asbury Park the home of the first-ever continental US surfing exhibition?  Many, including Dr. Bill Rosenblatt and I, are hopeful the answer is a resounding “yes.”  More are skeptical or downright adamant Santa Cruz, California can own that history-making claim. Rosenblatt, who presented his case at last year’s TEDx Navesink conference, shared his compelling reasoning with The […]

June 26

ONE OF SURFING’S BIGGEST MYSTERIES: WAS ASBURY PARK THE FIRST? YOU DECIDE…

Did the first person – and woman – to surf in the continental US do it in Asbury Park? The century old mystery centers around a vintage magazine cover, a century-old legend and difference of three years. You decide…