Mignogna, Bob

New York-born surf media figure; publisher of Surfing magazine from the mid-1980s to the early 2000s. Mignogna was born (1949) in New York, grew up in Long Island, and began surfing at age 16. He moved to Hawaii in 1973, and soon began contributing photos to Surfing. The following year he moved to Laguna Beach, California, and started working in the magazine's advertising department; in 1975 he became advertising manager, and from there he advanced to business director, associate publisher, a...