Kerbox, Burton "Buzzy"

Shockingly handsome pro surfer from Hawaii; world-ranked #6 in 1978, and one of the original tow surfers of the early '90s. Kerbox was born (1956) in Indianapolis, Indiana, and was nine years old when he moved with his family to Kailua, on the east side of Oahu; he began surfing the following year. Kerbox won two big pro contests, the 1978 World Cup at Sunset Beach and the 1980 Surfabout in Sydney; the latter earned him $12,000 and a new van, adding up to pro surfing's richest prize at that p...