Tom Morey, who invented the Boogie Board in Hawaii, allowing belly wave riding, has died at 86.
Morey died on October 14 in Laguna Hills, Calif., from complications of a strike, his son Sol told The New York Times Friday.
“Tom Morey’s invention allowed more people to experience wave riding than any person in the history of surfing,” California Surf Museum President Jim Kempton told the Times. “It didn’t create radical surfing performances, but it was a really fun and simple way for people to understand wave riding.”
Morey used an electric knife and iron he’d borrowed from a neighbor to … More
Location: Russia, KBR, Elbrus region
Russia has some incredible landscapes, some that have never been touched with 2-wheels before. Petr returned to the Elbrus region at the end of August to jump that huge drop on Cheget from last year. “I jumped many times to remember these feelings because gaps of this size are not so often seen in Russia. I really like to build them in different regions and I want them to stay there for a long time”.