>>> SurfHungry, Think you've got your names mixed up with the Rich Chew > reference. You sure do have "the angry American white male" rant > down though. I have a copy of "the indictment", a virtual who's who of surfing and Rich Chew doesn't appear in it anywhere.
>>> SURFHUNGRY,>>> If the truth were known, in one way or another, every last one of us would > be disappointing as role models if held up to close scrutiny... > Thankfully, we do have a choice to look beyond all that tangled, negative > stuff, and see that there are still lots of good (not perfect) people in > this world worthy of trust and respect.>>> Not to make excuses, but, too many times the true value of integrity and > faith aren`t discovered until later in life, when the weight of many > years` poor choices finally brings a person to their knees. Some of us > just seem to learn everything the hard way... better late than never, eh?>>> Steiny... yes, if only we all had your wise perspective! On role models, something half good is better than no good. I remember my X wife screaming at me "what are you, a hero to a bunch of 16 year olds?" yeh I was, better me than some gang bangers.>>> Dale
>>> I have a copy of "the indictment", a virtual who's who of > surfing and Rich Chew doesn't appear in it anywhere. if this is the same person i think it is, isn't rich chew living a low profile life as a san clemente lifeguard, entering the odd ocean run/swim contest here and there, and captaining the sc city lifeguard squad?............
>>> Sorry guys, I thought this discussion was about"Diff" a true > craftsman who knew about respect in the lineup. I didn't realize it was a > some sort of other forum about ego tripping. you are right it started out as a great thread then somehow got off Diff. altogether,bringing in objects/subjects that really didn't have much to do with Dif at all.I hope he is comfortable and able to hear/smell the surf if unable to feel it.