North Shore Lore: Big Wave Surfing’s First Fatality

[During the Vans Triple Crown, we’ll be bringing you a whole stack of stories centred around Hawaii’s North Shore. You can read them all here.] December 1943: Woody Brown and Dickie Cross paddled out on a rising swell at Sunset Beach, at a time when the North Shore had but a handful of very occasional surfers. While the … Continue reading North Shore Lore: Big Wave Surfing’s First Fatality