Green, Gary

Cheerful, sardonic Australian pro surfer from Cronulla, New South Wales; world-ranked #14 in 1986, the same year he won the Gunston 500, his first and only pro tour victory. Green was born in 1963, the son of a rubber factory worker and a barmaid, and raised in a $30-a-week flat in land-locked western Sydney. He began surfing in Cronulla at age 10. At 14, his parents divorced, and two years later his mother married a millionaire, who moved the family to the upscale beach suburb of Newport, wh...