The Surfboard, Present at the Creation Technology has radically changed the sport of surfing. Surfboards have evolved from heavy solid-wood planks -- almost identical to boards used for centuries in Hawaii -- to high-tech tools that rocket skilled surfers across the water. Tom Goldman has the story on surfers and their boards for our continuing Present at the Creation series.
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The Surfboard, Present at the Creation

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The Surfboard, Present at the Creation

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Technology has radically changed the sport of surfing. Surfboards have evolved from heavy solid-wood planks — almost identical to boards used for centuries in Hawaii — to high-tech tools that rocket skilled surfers across the water. Tom Goldman has the story on surfers and their boards for our continuing Present at the Creation series.

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