Young, Nat (Aust)

Epoch-defining regularfooter from Sydney, Australia; winner of the 1966 World Surfing Championships; in the vanguard of both the shortboard revolution and the longboard revival; winner of the Longboard World Championships in 1986, 1988, 1989, and 1990. Young was arguably the most influential surfer in the second half of the 20th century. "There have been other great surfers in the hundred years since this sport was raised from the dead," Surfer's Journal said of Young in 1998, "including Duke...