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Kampion, Drew


Imperishable American surf writer and editor, best known for his work with Surfer magazine in the late 1960s and early '70s. Kampion was born (1944) and raised in Buffalo, New York, and began surfing in 1962, two years after moving with his family to Sunnyvale, California. He received a B.A. in English from California State University at Northridge in 1966, worked briefly for the Wall Street Journal, and was first published by Surfer in early 1968. By year's end, the 24-year-old Kampion had b...