‘Endless Summer’ illustrated surfboard might fetch more than $20K at charity auction - The OC Register

 Phil Roberts depicted a never-before scene moment from the film Endless Summer, a cult-classic film from the 60s. The board is on auction during the Surfboards on Parade gala on Sunday, Oct. 6, an event that raises money for skin cancer research. (Photo courtesy Roberts)

Phil Roberts has a goal: to document surf history through art. Roberts, of Huntington Beach, is one of the most influential surf artists around. His works fetch tens of thousands for the realistic depictions of surfing’s past.

His latest creation is up for grabs at the Surfboards on Parade “Night of a Million Waves” gala on Sunday in Huntington Beach, an event that raises upwards of $100,000 for charity. The artwork is a surfboard with a scene of filmmaker Bruce Brown capturing the moment surfers Robert August and Mike Hynson discovered the holy grail of surf spots, Cape St. Francis in South Africa, in the cult-classic film “Endless Summer.”

If this surfboard does fetches upward of $20,000, it wouldn’t be the first artwork Roberts has created that has caused such a buzz.

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