GLEN WINTON PROFILE BY SAM GEORGE. PLUS NEW MR. X VID!

"Mister X," a Glen Winton profile written by Sam George, originally ran in the January 1987 issue of Surfing magazine. This version below has been shortened and edited.

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The first time I saw “Mr. X” was at the Bells Beach contest in Victoria, Australia. I was standing in the chilly parking lot at seven o’clock in the morning talking to Shaun Tomson, who was wrapped warmly in a stylish jeans-and-jacket combo, preparing to give the blown-out surf a miss and head back to bed. Meanw...