Holland, Todd

Baby-faced pro surfer from Cocoa Beach, Florida; world-ranked #8 in 1991; "a scrappy pug," surf journalist Steve Barilotti said, "with a 'don't-cross-that-line' attitude." Holland was born (1968) in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, the son of an electrical contractor, and spent the first four years of his life traveling up and down the eastern seaboard and living for the most part in an Airstream trailer.

In 1972, the Hollands built a log cabin in Emerald Isle, North Carolina, and settled down...