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Shaun Tomson for O’Neill

Greetings, Shredderz! Today we’ve got a quick one for you. Longtime readers may already know this, but every Thursday evening I post a vintage surf ad scanned from my collection of back issues. Pictured above is an O’Neill ad that originally ran in Surfer Magazine sometime in 1980. The ad features Shaun Tomson…

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RIP Jack O’Neill

There isn’t too much to say here, other than it has been a bad week for surf legends. O’Neill is widely credited with inventing the wetsuit and thus changing the sport forever. Pic above courtesy of Santa Cruz Waves.

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