Portions of this interview, recorded by Matt Warshaw in 1987, ran in February 1988 issue of SURFER, in an article titled “Sunny Garcia: Storm Watch.” Garcia was 17 when this conversation took place.
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When did you drop out of school?
After 9th grade. I’m still waiting for these papers, or like a card or something, to prove I’m out of school and working. As far as I know, right now I’m probably illegal. Like if a cop pulled me over and asked why I’m not in class, I’d probably get taken i...