John Geyer

Biography

Born 1947 in Alhambra California.
1954-60 Lived and surfed Waikiki Hawaii
1660 -64 living surfing California; Corona del Mar HS
1964- '68 Orange Coast College and Long Beach State, All American wrestling
1968 Joined Maui National Guard
1969 - 72 Lived and surfed at Sunset Beach, Hawaii
1972 awkwardly back in the Army; 5th place CISM (military) World Games, Ankara Turkey
1973 to '80 taught PE and Wrestling at Seabury Hall Maui
1980 Final Olympic Trials wrestling Madison Wisconsin
1981- 87 Journalist Wind Surf Magazine and professional competitor
1988 to present moved to Western Australia, Married, surfing, kite surfing

Books

Walk on Water
Price: Free! Words: 28,160. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
(4.75)
Jake, balding and wife Osley flash back to his misadventures; surfing through the Pacific in the mid 60’s. Then a year of surfing, Hawaii in the 70’s. Post-Vietnam, Jake and returned veteran Billy, wrestle with the tide of professionalism, culture, nature and love. Jaded e-journalist Jake kite surfs into an Indo crater chronicling a beer ashram ironically given a last chance at peace with Osley.

John Geyer's tag cloud

70s music    beer    friendship    hawaii    indonesia    love    professionalism    suicide    surf adventure    vietnam