Pezman, Steve

Beatific surf magazine publisher from San Clemente, California; publisher of Surfer from 1971 to 1991, and cofounder, along with wife Debbee Pezman, of the Surfer's Journal in 1992. Pezman was born (1941) in Los Angeles, California, the son of a juvenile probation officer father and an actress mother, and raised in Hollywood and Brentwood. He learned to surf in 1958 at age 16, not long after his family moved to Long Beach; in 1966 he began shaping boards, and was soon doing freelance work for...