Catch the picture with her longboard and dimpled knees! According to the Guardian:
At a time when many of her contemporaries were chugging cocktails in Blighty, Agatha Christie was paddling out from beaches in Cape Town and Honolulu to earn her surfing stripes.
Research by Pete Robinson, founder of the Devon-based Museum of British Surfing, suggests Christie and her first husband, Archie, may been among the first Britons to learn how to surf standing up.
Who knew Marple’s creatrix got stoked pulling a wicked tube on Dawn Patrol and getting barreled? Sweet!
hat tip: nomadpanda