Price, Mark

Debonair surfer and entrepreneur, originally from Durban, South Africa; world-ranked #17 in 1981; founder of Tavarua beachwear in 1994. Price was born (1961) and raised in Durban, began surfing at age 13, and was the second-ranked surfer on the South African domestic pro tour in 1979. He appeared in a small number of early '80s surf movies, including Wizards of the Water (1982), and from 1982 to 1984 he wrote more than a dozen features and columns for the American surf press.

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