The last world-class surfer to come out of the Big Apple was Rick Rasmussen in the seventies. He became known first for his bold tube riding at Pipeline, then for getting busted with a kilo of coke in Bali. He was eventually shot dead in the streets of Harlem in a deal gone bad.
KEY: O= Original, R= Repaired, RF= Refurbished. Condition of board rated: 1(worst)-10(best)
Length: 6′ 7″
Width: 19″ 1/2
True East Coast Collectable. Rare find and in excellent all original condition. A Rick Rasmussen 1970’s Hand Shaped Pintail. Red Pigment deck overlap with a resin black pin line. Very white foam bottom with very little sun UV exposure. Rick R. R.I.P.. I have seen one other Rick R, but not in this condition. Ricky charged Pipeline and will always be one of the most under rated East Coast Chargers out of NY. (o) 9. Acquired this from a East Coast Auction House in New York. Check out the Beach Permit Sticker at nose.