Jeff Spencer, one of the standout surfing icons of the 1980s, has been found dead at West Cliff Drive, in Santa Cruz, California. The 49-year-old surfer known for his switch-stance skills lived a troubled life of alcohol and drug abuse and wasn't able to fully recover.
Raised by his grandmother after his father died in a car accident, Jeffrey Scott Spencer was always seen as a warm and kind man. He was born on the 8th April 1963.
The Californian rider was part of the Santa Cruz generation which included Anthony Ruffo, Richard Schmidt and Vince Collier. Spencer's ambidextrous were an advantage in all kinds of waves.
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