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Met and surfed with Robert "Surfer Bob" Taylor on my road trip south at C Street.
Surfed with Gilberto Mediero-Ribieros (he only posted a couple times to alt.surfing) at the Lane.
Met and surfed with Steve "da Hulk" Hull and Mike "Moodykopp" at the Hook and PP several times.
Met with Andrew of Capitola.
I met up with Lloyd Pollock at his place in Pacifica which has a nice view of Rockaway Beach from his backyard. Can't get much better than that for the winter surf checks! We headed over to Linda Mar for a typical summer weekend surf sesh.
I surfed with Dyer Crouch out at the Lane several times in Winter '98/'99. He's currently doing the baby thing but should return to alt.surfing soon.
Foondoggy came to San Francisco and Scotts Valley on his annual visit for a business conference and to see family. He showed his nephew a thing or two about sponging at Manresa. While we were in the water at the same time, we didn't know it. We were both at the beach to watch 'Da Hulk surf in the annual RIO surf contest held at La Selva Beach.
And finally met and borrowed a 10' Eaton longboard from Ryan Randall. He still lingers around but haven't heard much from him either.
I surf-tripped with Tim Maddux to Baja
-- see the report at:
I've also surfed with Luis (Lou) Mejia at Pleasure Point and the Lane; and, Jeff Kaplan at Ocean Beach.
I met John Singer as I was exiting the Hook and he was hopping in.
The PanamASolas trip -- visit G's PanamASolas2000 -- Panama surf trip to Morro Negrito Island - with 15 strangers. June 3 through 10, 2000. These included: John Ferguson (Florida), Tim (Florida), JB (Texas), Mark Sisom (New Jersey), Clay (New Jersey), Egosurf, Surfgeo (Texas), and Doc (Cape Cod).
I've been in the water at the same time as a couple others but didn't know it.
In August 2001, I surfed with Gamivia Duke,
ESQ during his visit West. We hooked up at Ocean Beach to surf chest
high VFW's with Dave Blake, Glenda Carroll (both add points), Lloyd, and
In December 2001, Tim Muddux joined kdalle,
G, lp, Dave Blake and me for a surf at OB/SF. Definitely was a fun
my version and some
pics from the session. John Singer and I
June 2002. Gioni filed the following
trip reports where he met Tom Keener, Terry Hendricks, and Joanne VanMeter;
and, surfed with Bill Andrews, Dan King, and Tom Tweed.
Gioni and Sully @ The Gallery/Santa Cruz - October 2005.
Met up with Sully (professional bodysurfer, err...wrong Mike S.) who
was in town to test his theory: Banana Slugs can really swim. Good times...but my stinkin' feet are sore trying to stuff 'em in those fins. Thanks for the loaners.
Steve "The Mind" Visits OB/San Francisco - Dec 2005. See lp's report.