Chris O’Rourke, 1970s surfing prodigy, is the subject of a book by surf photographer Kirk Lee Aeder.

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The Meteoric Rise and Fall of a Local Wave-Rider

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Rising San Diego surf star Chris O’Rourke died from cancer in 1981. He was so good, surfing photographer Kirk Lee Aeder recently wrote book about him.

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