Dorian 'Doc' Paskowitz: the man who lived the ultimate surfing life

Dorian "Doc" Paskowitz has passed away at 93 years old. His legacy will be forever remembered; his memories will inspire millions of surfers worldwide. "The greatest thing in life is health," Dorian once told.

He lived the ultimate surfing life. Dorian "Doc" Paskowitz, the Texan surfer who raised nine children in a camper, is one of the most important personalities in the history of surfing.

Dorian was born on March 3rd, 1921, in Galveston, Texas, USA. He was one of the three children born to Russian Jewish emigrants Louis and Rose Paskowitz. At only 12, he rode his first wave.


Nathan Yeomans: attacking Steamer Lane | Photo: O'Neill CWC/Ellis

Nathan Yeomans won the 2014 O'Neill Coldwater Classic Invitational, at Steamer Lane, Santa Cruz, California.

The surfer from San Clement has earned himself a yearlong sponsorship contract worth $50,000, after defeating Shaun Burns in the final. Yeomans tasted the second O'Neill Coldwater Classic victory of his career.

"It's awesome; I can't even believe it. I was doing job interviews before I came up here. Luckily now I don't have to work for a while," expressed Nathan Yeomans.


MBoard 2.0: a cork surfboard signed by Garrett McNamara | Photo: Mercedes-Benz

Garrett McNamara will be facing the Nazaré winter giants with a new surfboard made entirely out of Portuguese cork.

The Hawaiian daredevil is back in Europe with groundbreaking innovations. A joint venture between Mercedes-Benz, Corticeira Amorim and Polen Surfboards gave birth to a cork missile.

One year after announcing the spectacular "MBoard 1.0", McNamara gets ready to surf the monsters at Praia do Norte with a cork surfboard, named "MBoard 2.0."