Cram, Richard

Good-natured Australian pro surfer of the early and mid-'80s from Sydney's Bondi Beach; world-ranked #10 in 1984; remembered for his starring role in The Performers surf video (1984), and for his haymaker forehand cutback. Cram was born (1961) in Sydney, and began surfing at age 10, at Bondi. He won the juniors division of the 1979 Australian National Titles, and in 1981, during his rookie year on the world tour (following a two-year apprenticeship as an electrician), won the Pro Class Trails...