A Reckoning


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Writer Dean LaTourrette takes us back to the 1980’s for a look at David Eggers surfing fame. Eggers had one of the best amateur surfing records ever and turned pro at 16 years old, only to follow that amazing triumph with a downward spiraling drug addiction. LaTourrette talks to Eggers about his addiction, recovery, and life today.