McCoy, Jack

Masterful surf film and video-maker from Australia; winner of the Surfer Magazine Video of the Year Award in 1996 and 1999, and widely regarded as the sport's premier cinematographer of the 1990s and early 2000s.

McCoy was born (1948) in Los Angeles, the son of a radio and TV show host, spent his early childhood in Hollywood, and moved with his family in 1954 to Hawaii, where he soon began surfing. The preteen McCoy worked in the early '60s hanging movie handbills on telephone poles for tour...