Mike Hynson

San Diego, California, 1993

Halfway up the beach, a big voice said “Michael, do you want an experience? Do you want to see God?”

“In Trim: Mike Hynson,” written by Scott Hulet, ran in the Winter 1993 issue of Longboard magazine. Hynson was 51 years old.

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I was born in Crescent City, California, in 1942. My family moved to Hawaii when I was little, but we moved back and forth across the Pacific every few years. When I was a kid I was a phenomenal golfer. Still am. I played on little tours and had sponsors, the whole nine yards. I was coached to be a professional. To cultivate a certain look and attitude. ...