Spreckels, Adolph "Bunker"


High-born surfing hedonist of the late 1960s and early '70s; heir to the Spreckels Sugar fortune and stepson to Hollywood actor Clark Gable; contributor to the shortboard revolution. Spreckels was five when his mother married Gable in 1955; he learned to surf while spending time in Waikiki, not long after Gable's death in 1960. An uncontrollable teenager, Spreckels was temporarily cut off from the...

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