Buran, Joey

High-voltage pro surfer from Carlsbad, California; world-ranked #7 in 1983 and winner of the 1984 Pipeline Masters; founder of the Professional Surfing Association of America. Buran was born (1961) in Cleveland, Ohio, the son of a career marine sergeant father, grew up on military bases in Virginia and Guam, and moved with his family to Carlsbad in 1972, where he began surfing the following year. He was California's top-rated boys' division surfer in 1976 and 1977, and the top junior in 1978....