Alvarez, Pepe

Efficient surfing organizer from San Juan, Puerto Rico; president of the International Surfing Association (ISA) from 1988 to 1990. Alvarez was born (1957) in Miami, Florida, moved with his family to San Juan in 1965, and began surfing two years later. He competed for Puerto Rico in the 1978 World Championships in South Africa. In Australia for the 1982 Championships he lobbied the ISA on behalf of Puerto Rico for the rights to host the 1988 Championships.

Alvarez founded the Puerto Rico Sur...