Starr, Rusty

Regularfoot surfer from Hawaii; winner of the juniors division of the 1969 Hawaii State Championships. The 17-year-old was described by Gerry Lopez in a Surfing magazine profile as "a Zorro and a flash, completely free-flowing, always radical." Lopez made it sound as if Starr may have also invented the floater: "One manouver that is all-Starr is his riding over the broken wave, carving on and over the soup just like in the green water...[with] the illusion of weightlessness." The article conc...