High-profile big-wave rider from the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii, whose 1994 death at Maverick's became one of surfing's biggest national and international news stories. Foo was born (1958) in Singapore, the son of a Chinese-American photojournalist who worked for the U.S. Foreign Service. He moved with his family to Honolulu at age four, didn't learn to swim until 10, began surfing the following ...
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Mark Foo's Last Wave, from "Riding Giants"Subscribe to view
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Mark Foo, Sunset Beach, 1985. Photo: Jeff DivineSubscribe to view
Ken Bradshaw and Mark Foo, 1988Subscribe to view
Mark Foo's Last Wave, from "Riding Giants"
Mark Foo. Photo: Robert Beck
Mark Foo, Backdoor
Mark Foo, Sunset Beach, 1985. Photo: Jeff Divine
Ken Bradshaw and Mark Foo, 1988