Mayes, Jack "Bluey"


Strutting red-haired Australian regularfooter from Sydney's Bondi Beach; regarded as the country's best surfer from the early 1940s to the mid-'50s. "He was one big flavorsome bastard," Aussie writer Jimmy O'Keefe noted. "A flavor you might want to spit out, but a unique flavor all the same." Mayes was born (1922) in Sydney, raised in Bondi, and began surfing at age six, after stripping the cloth...

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