READ: DARRICK DOERNER PROFILE BY BRUCE JENKINS. “I NEVER FEEL CLOSER TO MYSELF THAN WHEN IT’S 30-FOOT”

“Waterman: Darrick Doerner Seeks Perfection in the Danger Zone,” by San Francisco sportswriter Bruce Jenkins, ran in the September 1990 issue of SURFER.   *  *  *  Pops Aikau passed away in late October 1989. He had withstood the pain of untold tragedy—the death of one son, then another, and the passing of his beloved wife….