14 November 23
“Buy your mum a boogie, send her out to play - cut her from the kitchen, the waves are really great today - teach your kids to read and write, and let ’em surf all day - learning how to surf through life is learning that will pay.” Tom paddled off the peak in October 21 aged 86. Among many things, he introduced millions to the exquisite sensation of riding waves on their bellies. R.I.P. you diamond.