Pan, Peter

Energetic surfer-retailer-contest director from Narragansett, Rhode Island. Born Peter Panagiotis (1950) in New York, New York, Pan moved with his family to Narragansett as a child and, although he never learned to swim, began surfing at age 13. He started competing in 1967 and has over the decades amassed hundreds of regional titles, while entering every possible division, including longboard, bodyboard, shortboard, and kneeboard.

Pan has directed contests in New England for the Eastern Sur...