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Spreckels, Adolph "Bunker"


High-born surfing hedonist of the late 1960s and early '70s; heir to the Spreckels Sugar fortune and stepson to Hollywood actor Clark Gable; contributor to the shortboard revolution. Spreckels was five when his mother married Gable in 1955; he learned to surf while spending time in Waikiki, not long after Gable's death in 1960. An uncontrollable teenager, Spreckels was temporarily cut off from the family money, but soon came into a multimillion-dollar inheritance, and in the early '70s was sa...