Tag Archives: Dick Catri

A Picture and a Few Words

People prize autographs. Scribbled upon squares of paper towels or upon artist controlled photographs. Well, a few days ago I found my prized surfing magazine. A magazine that has various autographs written inside of it. So I was a young … Continue reading

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Farewell to Dick Catri

    Although the hub of┬áBrevard County surfing was only a few miles to the south, I sat in crystal clear water without a soul to be seen as far as the eyes could see. Sets poured in. I rode … Continue reading

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Florida Pro – The Game Changer

For myself and for my father and family, the Florida Pro was our big game changer and would set the course for a good part of my adult life. Right before moving to Florida, I joined the Hawaiian Surfing Association … Continue reading

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Magical Mystery Tour

Some people like professional surfing. Some great surfers spent countless hours growing up to the sound of the commentator and under a scaffold set up along a beach. Then there is me. Once I decided to surf contests, not only … Continue reading

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Foreshadowing

When I was around 3 or 4, my parents took me to Sunset Beach to watch one of the events. Who knew that this would become my life at a later point. After I entered my first event, my life … Continue reading

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