Case Hardened: Derek Dunfee
La Jolla's Windansea beach is hallowed ground in the surf realm. The sport took root here in the forties, with surfers like Peter Parkin, Bob Simmons, and Woody Ekstrom. The next generation made their presence known at Waimea, Sunset, and Pipeline. You've heard the names: Butch Van Artsdalen. Pat Curren. Mike Hynson.
The latest personification of the Windan' vibe is 28-year-old Derek Dunfee. He's a big wave paddle-in specialist; talks softly, carries a big stick, rolls solo -- all ...
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