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An article dated Sept. 10, 1966, presented a sort of primer in Long Island surfing, where the waves did not impress: “The waves came in quietly, small and docile like the blunt-horn heifers aspiring bullfighters use for practice.” Surfers demonstrated various moves for the annual championships, such as the “the crossed-leg weave,” the “Watusi swing” or the “unrehearsed dip.” Photo: Ernie Sisto/The New York Times
An article dated Sept. 10, 1966, presented a sort of primer in Long Island surfing, where the waves did not impress: “The waves came in quietly, small and docile like the blunt-horn heifers aspiring bullfighters use for practice.” Surfers demonstrated various moves for the annual championships, such as the “the crossed-leg weave,” the “Watusi swing” or the “unrehearsed dip.” Photo: Ernie Sisto/The New York Times

An article dated Sept. 10, 1966, presented a sort of primer in Long Island surfing, where the waves did not impress: “The waves came in quietly, small and docile like the blunt-horn heifers aspiring bullfighters use for practice.” Surfers demonstrated various moves for the annual championships, such as the “the crossed-leg weave,” the “Watusi swing” or the “unrehearsed dip.” Photo: Ernie Sisto/The New York Times

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