Munro, Mimi

Diminutive blond child-star surfer from Ormond Beach, Florida; third-place finisher in the 1966 World Surfing Championships at age 14. "She was a natural," fellow Floridian champ Gary Propper said of Munro. "Quiet and meek and tiny, but a total standout, head and shoulders above the rest of the East Coast girls. People came out in droves to see her."

Munro was born (1952) in Daytona Beach, Florida, the daughter of an architect, raised in Ormond, and began surfing at age 10. At 11 she showed ...