Crawford, Peter

Manic and generously gifted Australian kneeboarder and photographer from Sydney, New South Wales; among the world's most progressive wave-riders in during the 1970s; regarded by many as his country's best all-around surf lensman from the mid-'70s through the '80s.

Crawford was born (1952) in Sydney, raised in the beach suburbs of Bondi and Dee Why, and began kneeriding in 1963. He was the Australian national kneeboard champion in 1975, 1976 and 1977. In 1970, he won the first Australian prof...