MESSAGE FROM MARVIN: “PRISON IS TOO CROWDED FOR NEWCOMERS. SO STAY COOL, AND STAY SMART!”

North Shore surfing legend Marvin Foster, while serving time on a weapons charge, wrote this letter to Quiksilver executive Danny Kwock. A few weeks later Quiksilver, presumably with Foster’s go-ahead, ran the letter as a full-page surf magazine ad. Foster was released not long after, but soon broke parole, went underground (sort of; he competed…