Waimea Bay, Hawaii 1964 Vintage Surfing Poster of Mike Doyle Champion Surfer
67 x 53 cm
Printed by Looart Press, Colorado Springs, Colorado (1964)
Waimea Bay Hawaii vintage 1964 surfing poster, with photograph of legendary surfer Mike Doyle on a wave on the north coast of Hawaii, taken by the iconic Californian surf photographer Leroy Grannis (1917-2011).
Born in California in 1941, Doyle was first capitvated at the age of thirteen by surfing. The epitome of a surfer; tanned, chiseled features, charismatic and permanently smiling. He won readers polls in 1964 and 1965 in Surfer magazine, and in 1966 was voted Surfer’s ‘Top International Surfer’.
Direct from the surplus stock of the printers, LooArt Press, which closed in the early 1970s. The poster is in generally excellent condition.