Laird Hamilton

Laird Hamilton (born Laird John Zerfas on March 2, 1964 in San Francisco) is an American big-wave surfer, co-inventor of tow-in surfing, watersports celebrity-enthusiast, television personality, commercial product endorser and spokesperson, recent philanthropist, and occasionally a mens’ fashion and action-sports model. He is married to Gabrielle Reece, celebrity womens’ professional sports competitor, television personality, author, and womens’ fashion and action-sports model. Hamilton and his family split time year round between residences in Maui, Hawaii and Malibu, California.