Hobgood, CJ

Tenacious goofyfoot pro surfer from Satellite Beach, Florida; 2001 world tour champion. Hobgood was born (1979) in Melbourne Beach, Florida, the son of a dental technician father and nurse mother, and began riding waves in 1984 with his identical twin brother Damien. Five years later he won the menehune division of the 1991 Eastern Surfing Association Championships (Damien got second), setting up a long run at the top of the national amateur ranks: he was the National Scholastic Surfing Assoc...