Gavin Rudolf

Originally published as "Gavin Rudolf: A New Face From the Crowd," in the May, 1972, issue of Surfer. Rudolf was 18 at the time of this interview with surfer-writer-filmmaker Rod Sumpter, which took place in late 1971, in Hawaii, directly after Rudolf won the Smirnoff Pro-Am at Sunset Beach. His first time surfing the break took place the day before the contest. * * * What was it like riding Sun...

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