Sims, Craig (1964 – )

Well-rounded and indefatigable South Africa-born surfer, writer, publisher, and academic. Sims was born (1964) in Durban, to a civil engineer father, raised in the inland suburb of Westville, and began surfing in 1976 at age 13. The white-blond goofyfooter placed runner-up in the South African Championships in 1982 (juniors division) and 1985 (men's division), and during this period was a three-time member of the South African national team. Sims spent just over two years on the world pro tou...