Eckert, Ned (JJ Moon)


Round-faced surfer from Newport Beach, California, who became a surf world comedy phenomenon in the mid-1960s as "JJ Moon," the self-proclaimed "number-one surfer in the world." Eckert was born (1937) in St. Louis, Missouri, the son of an attorney father, moved with his family at age two to Beverly Hills, California, began surfing at 18, and in 1961 received an M.A. in physical education from Cha...

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