This interview is in two section, both recorded by Matt Warshaw. The first part ran in the January 1986 issue of SURFER, when Barton Lynch was 23. Two-thirds of the way through the 1985 season, he was holding down the #1 slot on the rankings. He went on to finish the year runner-up to Tom Curren.  
"Brock Little: A Breed Apart," written by Matt Warshaw, ran in the May 1987 issue of SURFER. The version here has been edited and shortened.  
Anthony Pancia of Tracks magazine recorded this phone conversation with Brock Little two weeks before Little died, in late 2015, of cancer.
Jeff Hakman interviewed Gerry Lopez for the December 1972 issue of SURFER Magazine. Lopez was 22 years old.   
The quotes below were part of a profile titled "Hawaiian Impala: Jimmy Lucas" which ran in the November 1968 issue of Surfing. Lucas was 19.  
Merv Larson was 74 in 2014 when he talked with Matt Warshaw.
"Mysto Man," Warren Bolster's interview with Steve, was originally published in the December 1973 issue of Surfing. Lis was 23.