1922: Agatha Christie and her surf board, “Fred”


Agatha Christie on Waikiki beach, Hawaii, 1922. She was travelling with her first husband, Archie, and mastered stand-up surfing, becoming one of the earliest Britons known to do so.”

Museum of British Surfing

6 Responses

  1. Rizubunny

    If I’m not mistaken, this picture appears in Agatha Christie’s autobiography.

  2. Judy

    In The Man in the Brown Suit by Christie,published in 1924, the heroine, Anne Beddingfeld travels to South Africa and tries surfing. I wondered at that until I saw your picture.


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