Hypermasculine big-wave surfer of the 1950s and '60s, from Honolulu, Hawaii. Trent was born (1929) in San Diego, California, the son of a mining engineer father and wealthy landholding mother, and the grandson of the architect John Parkinson, who desgined the Los Angeles Coliseum, Los Angeles City Hall, and many other landmark buildings in the region. Trent was raised in Santa Monica, and began su...
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Buzzy Trent (right) and Dick Brewer; detail from 1965 Hobie Surfboards adSubscribe to view
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Buzzy Trent, center, in scene from Bud Browne's 1963 film "Gun HO"Subscribe to view
Buzzy Trent, 1962
Buzzy Trent (right) and Dick Brewer; detail from 1965 Hobie Surfboards ad
Buzzy Trent. Photo: Bud Browne
Buzzy Trent, Santa Monica, 1947
Buzzy Trent, center, in scene from Bud Browne's 1963 film "Gun HO"