Ricky Grigg, oceanographer and top-ranked big-wave surfer, dies at 77

  • by: Associated Press
  • Updated: May 31, 2014 - 2:10 PM

LOS ANGELES — Ricky Grigg, a former top-ranked big-wave surfer and oceanographer whose work confirmed one of Charles Darwin's theories about the origin of tropical islands, has died. He was 77.

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