Hawk, Steve

Lanky quick-witted surf journalist from San Diego, California; Surfer magazine editor from 1990 to 1998, and a Contributing Editor since 2004. Hawk was born (1955) in Pensacola, Florida, raised in San Diego, and began surfing at age 14. Not long after earning a B.A. in English from U.C. Santa Barbara, Hawk took the first of a series of newspaper reporter jobs in north San Diego County, leading to full-time work with the Orange County Register from 1984 to 1990. He had also been submitting fre...