HOLD-UP: THE RYAN DOTSON STORY, BY RICHARD DOWDY

“Shaping a Life: The True Saga of a Surfing Bank Robber,” by Richard Dowdy, originally ran in the December 2014 issue of Ocean Magazine. It was excerpted from a Ryan Dotson biography that was never published. The version below has been further edited and shortened. Dowdy and Dotson worked together at Hansen Surfboards in the…