“AMPLIFIED: RICHIE COLLINS PROFILE,” SURFER PROFILE (1989)

“Amplified,” by Matt Warshaw, ran in the January 1989 issue of SURFER. This version has been slightly edited. *  *  * Two months ago in these pages, Richie Collins seemed to give a dying era the final boot when he said, “I’m not a soul surfer—I only surf for competition.” Maybe he means it. Maybe…