Dick Pearce - an unsung hero of British surfing (April 12 1929 - July 10 2010)

News: Dick Pearce – an unsung hero of British surfing (April 12 1929 – July 10 2010)

added to the website on Jul 15, 2010

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Dick Pearce, who shaped traditional wooden surfboards in North Devon for the last fifty years. Thousands of British surfers got their first start on one of Dick’s famous ‘surf riders’, and it’s a fitting tribute to him that they’re now going through a revival ……»