Watch bodyboarding legend Mike Stewart remembering Tom Morey on November 6th, the creative man behind the Boogie Board, during the memorial in bodyboard’s ground zero – the Honl’s Beach, Kona, Big Island, Hawaii.

Beside the Global Paddle Out, the birthplace of the boogie also unveiled an official sign with 6ft tall featuring the story of the Paipo board and Boogie Board.

The legacy that Tom created was one of unity and love for wave riders of all kinds and that we are all one tribe in and out of the water.

Thomas Hugh Morey, known as Tom Morey, considered the father of bodyboarding and the one who made the world’s first boogie board, on July 7, 1971, was 86 years when he past away on October 15th. xxx