Roberts, Tony

Innovative surf photographer and videographer from Santa Cruz, California; best known for his work with Surfing magazine in the 1980s and '90s. Roberts was born (1965) in Oakland, California, raised in Santa Cruz, and began surfing at age eight. By the time he entered high school, Roberts was buying Super 8 camera equipment at local swap meets and flea markets, snapping photos of his friends surfing and skateboarding, and showing his work off—with live narration—in local community centers and...