Girl in the Curl Loses Battle with Cancer 12-09-13 12:00 av
A Santa Cruz surfer and local radio surf reporter, lost her long-time battle with cancer this morning. Robin Janiszeufski Hesson, also known in the surfing community as “Zeuf”, has been fighting cancer over the past 20-years, first surviving a double mastectomy before being diagnosed with bone cancer. Hesson, who was also known as the “Girl in the Curl” did the surf reports for KPIG. She was also a critical care nurse and helped create the Ride-A-Wave program, which allows disabled individuals to experience the ocean. Hesson was also a featured surfer in “The Women and the Waves” a film about female surfers. A paddle out was held in her honor that she attended in Santa Cruz in October.