Kevin Naughton has been surfing for over 45 years. He is referred to as a legendary traveler in the surfing world, and his articles have appeared in Surfer, The Surfer’s Journal, The Surfer’s Path, Surfline and Travelers’ Tales books.
In 2002, Naughton’s adventures were chronicled in a documentary film, The Far Shore. In 2008, he was featured in the Irish surfing documentary Waveriders.
Between world travels Naughton received a Bachelor’s degree in Literature from UC Irvine and a Diploma in Anglo-Irish Literature from Trinity College, Ireland. He currently resides in Laguna Beach, California with his wife and two children.