Everybody’s gone surfing…


This is a photo I took at a park in Horsham, Sussex on Whit Monday, 1951 of grasstrack racing where the machines were towing surfboard riders.

As I have never seen this activity either before or since, I wondered whether Mortons Archive contains any similar records and whether it still takes place at grasstrack meetings these days?

Jeff Barnard

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We could find no images of ‘grasstrack surfing’ in the archives, but there must be some readers out there who have recollections of such antics?

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