These Pictures Of Surfers In The ’80s Are Amazing

Photographer Jeff Divine captures the hang-10 spirit with these amazing photos.

In 1981, photographer Jeff Divine became the photo editor at Surfer Magazine. During his time at the publication he took photos of some of the most famous and talented surfers in the world. Below are a collection of photos from both California and Hawaii he took between 1984 and 1989.

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Church Beach, San Clemente, California, 1984.

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Mike Lamm, Malibu, California, 1986.

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Jeff Divine / Trunk Archive

 

Nathan Pratt, San Clemente, California, 1989 / Wes Laine, Oahu, Hawaii, 1985.

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Christian Fletcher in Oahu, Hawaii, 1989.

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Unidentified surfer, Off The Wall, Oahu, Hawaii, 1988 (left). Simon Anderson, Tom Carroll, and Richard Cram, Oahu, Hawaii, 1984 (right).

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Cordell Miller, San Clemente, California, 1988.

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Matt Archibold, Peter McGonagle, Oahu, Hawaii, 1985

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David Kennedy, Pupukea, Oahu, Hawaii, 1981.

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Herbie Fletcher, San Clemente, California, 1986.

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Doug Silva, San Clemente, California, 1989 (left). Dean Hollingsworth, San Diego, California, 1981 (right).

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Hans Hademann, Michael Ho, and Buzzy Kerbox at Sunset Beach, Oahu, Hawaii, 1988.

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Ke Waena Road, Oahu, Hawaii, 1985.

Jeff Divine / Trunk Archive

Sean Slater in Rocky Point, Oahu, Hawaii, 1987.

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Haleiwa Beach Park, Oahu, Hawaii, 1987.

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Astro Deck Shoot, Oahu, Hawaii, 1986.

Jeff Divine / Trunk Archive

“Adam 12,” Oahu, Hawaii, 1981.

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