Ho, Derek

Stylish Hawaiian goofyfoot pro surfer from the North Shore of Oahu; 1993 world champion; two-time winner of the Pipeline Masters, and four-time winner of the Triple Crown.

Ho was born (1964) in Kailua, the son of a former beachboy and army enlisted man, and was second cousin to popular Honolulu nightclub entertainer Don Ho. He began riding waves at age three, following in the footsteps of his surf-obsessed older brother Michael, who went on to become one of the Hawaii's best-known and most d...