Grigg, Robin

Pre-Gidget surfer originally from Santa Monica, California; tandem event winner in the 1960 Makaha International, and older sister of big-wave rider Rick Grigg.

Robin Grigg was born (1934) in Los Angeles, California, and began surfing at age eight, one year before moving with her family to Santa Monica. She started riding Malibu in the late '40s, and soon took delivery on a Joe Quigg-shaped balsa board, one of the first of what were soon known as the "girl boards" (Grigg's friends Claire Cas...