Ian Morcom

Ian Morcom AKA ‘Porky’ started surfing in Newquay in the early 60s. Also a┬ásurfboard builder and shaper he worked for Bilbo in Newquay and Tiki in Wales and North Devon.

Interview: Roger Mansfield 12/09/12

Full interview available in The First Wave Archive.

Surf spots

Timeline

Weekend surfers

The start

Skateboards

The scene

Old days

Surfing to Porth

Lifestyle

Inspiration

Industry

Heavy glass

Glosser and sander

Drugs

Clothes

Good clean fun

Bill Bailey

Bilbo factory

Awesome

7 boards 5 days a week

Porky on Rod Smokin’

Health and Safety wasn't always a big issue in some of the early competitions. Ian Morcam 'Porky' remembers seeing Rod Sumpter surfing in smoking a cigarette....

Boards on ‘eads in Newquay