Rough Point After Dark: Surfing Fest
Presented by Newport Restoration Foundation
July 21, 2011
Doris Duke was an avid surfer and learned from the best - the celebrated Duke Kahanamoku. Come see her 1960 Velzy surfboard and learn about the sport’s history from surfing legend Sid Abruzzi of Water Brothers (www.originalwaterbrothers.com). Kevin Cunningham, founder and designer of Spirare Surfboards (www.SpirareSurfboards.com), will discuss his innovative, eco-friendly boards. Enjoy classic footage of Newport surfers in action. Enter raffles for lessons and equipment. Admire stylish 20th-century sportswear and vintage sports equipment in the 2011 exhibit Dressed to Play: The Sporty Style of Doris Duke, open during After Dark events.