"Damn You To Hell, You Will Not Destroy America" link from Zero Hedge.com
the tree grows from it's roots the surfers, then forms the trunk of surfing, and it branches off into generations of surfboard builders through the thick and thins of times.
the following is just a snap shot of how it was and how it is going.
Milton Whilar Lost Surfboards Peru
"Foam Dust of Time"
"The Birdman Race"
For close to a couple hundred years there was a race on Rapa Nui (Easter Island) held yearly, where villager would race half way around the crater, then climb down the clifff of over 800 feet.
In the parking lot
A Look Back to those who built Surfboards back When