“To Honor Surfing.” A nearby plaque reads, “Dedicated to all surfers, past, present and future”.

At Lighthouse Point on West Cliff Drive in Santa Cruz stands an 18-foot heroic bronze statue, an icon commemorating all surfers. Erected in May 1992, the figure recently celebrated 29 years as one of Santa Cruz’s most notable landmarks.

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