With almost a quarter century on the pro surfing tour, Garcia has also been a consistent feature of the Eddie over the years, both as an invitee and an alternate. In 2009, his gutsy performance earned him a 3rd place finish. A heavyweight Hawaiian who revels in the opportunity to ride serious surf, Garcia has all the right big-wave riding tools: experience, respect, and years of proven performances. Sunny is a former world champion, multiple Triple Crown of Surfing champion, and winner of countless events around the world. GoFundMe campaign to help glimmer hope for his recovery.