George, Matt

Drama-loving California-based surf journalist, screenwriter, photographer and actor; a longtime contributor to both Surfer and Surfing magazines; coauthor and costar in the 1998 big-wave movie In God's Hands.

George was born (1959) in Bath, Maine, the son of a navy fighter pilot, and raised on military bases in France, Hawaii, and the San Francisco Bay Area. He began surfing in Waikiki in 1967, competed professionally in the late '70s and early '80s, and was first published in 1983 in Surfer...