Gilovich, Dave

Even-tempered surf magazine editor and website exec from Laguna Beach, California; a mainstay at Surfing magazine from the mid-1970s to the mid-1990s.

Gilovich was born (1952) in San Jose, California, began surfing in Santa Cruz in 1962, and published his first surfing article in 1975. He was hired as an associate editor at Surfing in 1975, served as editor from 1979 to 1985, then as editorial director from 1985 to 1991. Gilovich himself didn't write often, but worked closely with some of th...