Ashton, Juan


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Regularfoot surfer from San Juan, Puerto Rico; ninth-place finisher in the 1988 world amateur championships, and winner, the following year, of the Natural Art/Carib Pro-Am. Ashton began surfing in 1982 at age nine. He was the third Puerto Rican surfer to catch the attention of the international surf media, following Jorge Machuca and Edwin Santos, and turned pro in 1987. In the 1989 Natural A...

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