Bigler, Steve

Slippery regularfooter from Santa Barbara, California; fourth-place finisher in the 1966 World Surfing Championships. Bigler was born (1946) and raised in Santa Barbara, began surfing in 1958, and three years later moved with his family to Honolulu, Hawaii.

He returned to California after graduating high school and became one of the nation's top competitive surfers: in 1966 he won the Malibu Invitational, finished second in the United States Surfing Association's final ratings, and placed fo...