James Williams

James Williams moved to St Ives in the late 1950s. He and his brothers soon joined the Surf Life Saving club and were using club equipment to ride waves on Porthtmeor beach before the end of the 50s.

Interview: Level Films Ref: AV4066

Full interview available in The First Wave Archive.

Surf spots


Dave Rochlin influence

Hey Dude

Learning to turn

Using club boards