JOHN “DOC” BALL: HOW TO FIX A TROUBLED SOUL

Doc Ball, surfing’s first all-in photographer, loved a good time. You see that in a lot of pictures of him—the big, friendly, slightly wolfish smile beaming out across the beach, the lineup, the clubhouse. “He was a warm guy,” fellow surf photographer LeRoy Grannis remembered. “Easy to get to know, funny—a real screwball.” Ball loved…