A large part of the success of the UC San Diego surf team can be attributed directly to the talent of the women surfers . Holly Beck ’ 01 highlights this fact with state-of-the-art emphasis . Photo : Nikki Brooks
( Inset below ) UCSD surf team fellowship , circa 1986 : Former student Brett Jordan ; Anthony Spielman ’ 88 ; and Peck Comstock ’ 88 . Photo : Mark Johnson ’ 88
The writing on the wall was clear … a National Championship was inevitable .
Surf team alumni have a habit of doing big things . Garth Engelhorn ’ 03 took that literally at Todos Santos Island , Mexico .
Photo : Lonnie Ryan
There are at least three semi-dangerous , unauthorized shortcuts down to Black ’ s Beach from campus , all with creative nicknames : The Goat Trail , Ho Chi Minh , and Fat Man ’ s Misery .