NPR's All Things Considered has featured Kook: What Surfing Taught Me About Love, Life, and Catching the Perfect Wave by travel writer Peter Heller.
“I'd seen the Gidget movies and The Endless Summer,” writes Heller, who lives in Denver. “I booked a ticket and in early April I flew into John Wayne Airport, Orange County, California. Andy picked me up wearing a Hawaiian shirt with surfboards all over it. We drove with the windows down. I was excited, he was excited. We were going to be boys, have an adventure.”