By Jamie Brisick

Jamie Brisick’s books include Dazzling Blue: Short NonfictionBecoming Westerly: Surf Champion Peter Drouyn’s Transformation into Westerly WindinaWe Approach Our Martinis With Such High ExpectationsHave Board, Will Travel: The Definitive History of Surf, Skate, and Snow, and The Eighties at Echo Beach. His writings have appeared in The New YorkerThe Surfer’s Journal, and The New York Times. In 2008 he was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship. He lives in Los Angeles.