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Skill Agent, Linda (1944 – ) & Browsing

Flashy goofyfooter from Encinitas, California; the 15-year-old winner of the 1959 Makaha Global Championships, and runner-up within the 1964 International Browsing Championships. “Linda used to be the hot-dogger of the ladies,” California ironman surfer Mike Doyle as soon as mentioned. “She had fantastic wave judgment and simply ripped the waves aside.” Corky Carroll referred to as Skill Agent the “Godmother of feminine browsing.”
Skill Agent used to be born (1944) and raised in Encinitas; her father have been a drummer within the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra. She started browsing at age 11, and used to be influenced by means of Dewey Weber, the zippy blond small-wave ace from Hermosa Seashore. The diminutive Skill Agent (5′ 2″ as an grownup) temporarily realized the right way to stroll the board, do more than one spinners, and hold 5. She made her festival debut within the 1959 West Coast Browsing Championships, gained the development, then went on a couple of weeks later to win Makaha, all over her first consult with to Hawaii. Simply days later, Skill Agent become the primary lady to journey the fabled huge surf at Waimea Bay.

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Skill Agent competed for 10 years, repeating as West Coast Championships winner in 1960 and 1961, and taking the United States Championships in 1964 and 1968. She additionally gained the USA Invitational in 1964, completed runner-up within the 1964 International Championships (to Australia’s Phyllis O’Donell), and used to be the highest feminine vote-getter within the 1965 Browsing Illustrated mag reader’s ballot. Surf Information mag printed a 1963 duvet shot of Skill Agent exiting the water, with a coverline studying: “Linda Skill Agent: International’s Biggest!” It used to be the primary time a girl gave the impression at the duvet of a surf mag. Don Hansen, Skill Agent’s longtime surfboard shaper, constructed and offered a Linda Skill Agent signature style skateboard within the mid-Nineteen Sixties.
Skill Agent frequently jousted with two-time international champion Joyce Hoffman of California, and within the past due ’60s she got here up towards four-time international champion Margo Oberg, additionally from California. She give up competing in 1969, then left browsing solely. In a 1995 interview with Wahine mag, Skill Agent mentioned she battled with “alcohol and different elements,” however that she’d been sober since 1977. In 1979 she started using waves once more, and from that time ahead remained lively at the browsing scene.
For 38 years, starting in 1965, Skill Agent used to be a United Airways flight attendant. From 2003 to 2007, she ran the surfHER Surf Faculty at Moonlight Seashore in Encinitas.
Skill Agent used to be featured in various surf motion pictures, together with Cavalcade of Surf (1962) and Gun Ho! (1963). She  labored as a browsing stunt double in Gidget Is going Hawaiian (1961), Muscle Seashore Celebration (1964), and Seashore Blanket Bingo (1965). In 1992, Skill Agent used to be inducted into the Global Browsing Corridor of Repute; 5 years later she used to be inducted into the Huntington Seashore Browsing Stroll of Repute. “The Making of a Champion” is the name of the Linda Skill Agent bankruptcy in Andrea Gabbard’s 2000 e-book on ladies’s browsing, Woman within the Curl: A Century of Ladies in Browsing. Skill Agent additionally gave the impression in two 2009 surf movies, Pricey and Yonder, and The Ladies and the Waves. In 2005, Skill Agent served as a competition director and promoter for the Ladies’s International Longboard Championships.

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Historical past of Browsing
·alcohol and browsing
·Carroll, Corky
·Doyle, Mike
·Hansen, Don
·Hoffman, Joyce
·Hollywood and browsing
·Huntington Seashore Browsing Stroll of Repute
·Makaha Global Browsing Championships
·O’Donell, Phyllis
·Oberg, Margo
·Surf Information mag
·United States Browsing Championships
·Wahine mag
·Waimea Bay
·Weber, Dewey
·International Browsing Championships 1964
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Historical past of Browsing
·Women, Do not Panic!
·Midget Wins It All
Interviews
·Donald Takayama
·John Peck
·Joyce Hoffman
·Linda Skill Agent
·Phyllis O’Donell
·Sharron Weber
·Snow McAlister
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Weblog
·1964 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: SCREAMIN’ DC5 REMIX
·CARISSA MOORE, AND SEVEN OTHER VERSIONS OF “THE BEST”
·LINDA Skill Agent PROFILE BY PAUL HOLMES
·WATCH-AND-LEARN DEPARTMENT: VIEW-MASTER’S 1971 “INSTRUCTIONAL SURFING WITH LINDA Skill Agent”
·SUNDAY JOINT, 10-6-2019
·SUNDAY JOINT, 3-8-2020: LINDA Skill Agent, EVEL KNIEVEL, PHIL JARRATT
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Movies
·1959 Makaha Global Browsing Championships
·GAF View-Grasp: “Tutorial Browsing With Linda Skill Agent” (1971)
·Linda Skill Agent
·International Browsing Championships, 1964
Contests
·1959 Makaha Global Browsing Championships
·1960 Makaha Global Browsing Championships