MICK CAMPBELL: THE GINGA NINJA AT PEACE

Mick Campbell wouldn’t agree, but I think Fate did the right thing by yanking a world title out from beneath his well-freckled feet. Remember? Pipe Masters, 1998. Big surf. Showdown on the last event of the year: Campbell in first going into the contest, fellow Aussie and good mate Danny Wills in second, Kelly Slater third. Tightly…