Time to go back and Revert to Bert! Larry Bertlemann or “The Rubberman” as he was called opened the door to what we know as modern surfing. Larry arriving amid a period of flux, and he demonstrated that no limits exist beyond our imagination. He didn’t invent the shortboard; he just showed us how to ride it. No one had a greater influence on the way people surf — from the best in the world on down — than Larry Bertlemann. Below is a great video showing the world what a great and iconic surfer and innovator he really was. He will forever be known as one of the best of the best.
Here are some additional links for some more great information showcasing this great legend.