Dubbed “Da Bull” at a young age for his 6’2″ frame and his unwavering composure paddling into building-sized waves, Noll earned a reputation in the ’50s and ’60s for his talent in oversized surf. Regularly charging Makaha, Waimea and Sunset, Noll pushed the limits of clunky balsa wood boards, both in the lineup and in the shaping bay. According to Matt Warshaw’s Encyclopedia of Surfing, Noll thrived in the adrenaline-pumping waves dotting the North Shore, especially at Waimea.
I want to remember it with my colors and with my passion for creating, like the one Greg had for big waves.

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