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Expression Session


Surfing showcase event without judges, scores, winners, or losers, held in 1970, 1971, and 1973, primarily on the North Shore of Oahu, featuring a select group of the world's best surfers. The Expression Session was presented as a soulful "anticontest" alternative to the standard surf meet.

In his 1970 "Death of all Contests" article for Surfer magazine, Drew Kampion proposed a "new system" in which the challenge, rather than being surfer against surfer, would be "between the individual and ...