Gerry Lopez made his reputation at Pipeline, then went on to
a lifelong career in surfing, snowboarding, and stand-up-paddle. He
co-founded Lightning Bolt (R) Maui surfboards, was instrumental in
developing the high-performance shortboard, and has appeared in
many films. He lives in Bend, OR.
Rob Machado is an Australian-born American professional surfer from Cardiff-by-the-Sea, a community in Encinitas, CA.
Steve Pezman is the founder of The Surfer's Journal and has been the editor since 1992. He lives in San Clemente, CA.