Vincent Sennen Garcia, professionally known as Sunny Garcia is a professional surfer.
Facts of Sunny Garcia
|Full Name:||Sunny Garcia|
|Age:||53 years 10 months|
|Birth Date:||January 14, 1970|
|Birth Place:||Ma'ili, Westside of Oahu, Hawaii|
|Net Worth:||$1 Million - $10 Million|
|When did Sunny Garcia get married ? (married date):||, 2008|
|Relationship affair ?:||No|
|Is gay ?:||No|
|Height / How tall :||5.10 inch|
|Hair Color:||Dark Brown|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Scorpio, Virgo, Taurus|
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Vincent Sennen Garcia, professionally known as Sunny Garcia is a professional surfer. He started his professional surfing career in 1986. He won the ASP WCT World Championship in 2000. He also holds six Triple Crown of Surfing title. His favorite waves are Pipe and Makaha.
Sunny Garcia, a surfing legend, is in critical condition at a Portland hospital.
Surfing Icon Sunny Garcia is listed in critical condition at a hospital in Portland. He was discovered unconscious in his Oregon home. The surfer, 49, was rushed to the hospital. He remains in intensive care.
In 2000, the surfer legend won the ASP WCT World Championship. She currently holds the record for most WQS event victories with 22. Additionally, he is the holder of six Triple Crown of Surfing titles.
Sunny Garcia Is Known For What?
– With 22 victories, holds the WQS record for most victories.
– Second professional surfer to earn a prize purse of more than $1 million.
– Six-time Triple Crown of Surfing champion.
Sunny Garcia was born in which country?
Sunny Garcia was born on 14 January 1970 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Vincent Sennen Garcia is his given name. His birthplace is Ma’ili on Oahu’s west side. He is an American citizen. Capricorn is his zodiac sign. On his father’s side, he is of Filipino and Hawaiian heritage; on his mother’s side, he is of Hawaiian, Chinese, Filipino, Irish, and Native American ancestry. He was raised in Wai’anae. His parents later divorced. Owing to his happy nature as a child, his mother called him “Sunny.”
He was a force to be reckoned with in the Hawaiian Surfing Association.
He made his professional debut at the 1986 Gotcha Pro on Oahu’s Sandy Beach. He beat Tom Carroll, the 1984 winner.
In 2000, 14 years after his debut, he won the ASP WCT World Championship. He won the first two events in Australia and went on to win the championship in Brazil.
With 22 victories, he holds the WQS record for most wins.
He is a six-time Triple Crown of Surfing champion.
He is also the second professional surfer to receive a prize money of more than $1 million.
In 2000, he was ranked first on the ASP World Tour.
He retired in 2005 but returned to surfing later that year.
He was unable to qualify for the ASP World Tour due to his failure to win the 2008 O’Neill World Cup of Surfing.
In 2009, he underwent knee surgery.
As of June 2010, he was ranked 67th in the latest ASP World Rankings.
ASP WCT World Champion in 2000
Surfing’s 2004 Triple Crown
Surfing’s 2000 Triple Crown
Surfing’s 1999 Triple Crown
Surfing’s 1994 Triple Crown
1993 Surfing Triple Crown
1992 Surfing Triple Crown
Men’s Most Improved Prize, ASP, 1987/1988
Men’s Most Improved Award from the ASP in 1990
The highest number of victories in WQS competition
The majority of surfing’s Triple Crown titles
In 2010, he was inducted into Huntington Beach’s Surfing Walk of Fame.
In October 2006, he was sentenced to three months in federal prison for tax evasion for failing to pay taxes on unreported contest winnings between 1996 and 2001. He failed to record over USD471,000 in prize money earned during those years on his tax returns. He was also put on house arrest for seven months and ordered to perform 80 hours of community service with Goodwill.
He was suspended from the four-star Burton Toyota Pro in Newcastle, New South Wales, after a brawl with Jeremy Flores and a local surfer.
Who is Sunny Garcia’s Husband?
Sunny Garcia has been married three times. He is currently married to Colleen McCullough. They got married in 2008. He has three teenage children from his first marriage.
He has battled with depression over several years. He was found unconscious at his home in Oregon in April 2019 and he was rushed to Portland hospital. The World Surfer’s League announced on 30 April 2019 that Garcia was in critical condition at the hospital.
What are Sunny Garcia Body Measurements?
Sunny Garcia stands at a height of 1.78 m i.e. 5 feet and 10 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 200 lbs i.e. 91 kg. He has an average body build. He has tattoos on his body.
What is Sunny Garcia Net Worth?
Sunny Garcia is one of the successful professional surfers. He earned around $1.2 million as of 2009. He is sponsored by Versasurf Traction and FCS fins. He has a clothing deal with Affliction Clothing where the tattoos he has on his body have been replicated on his custom shirt. He also features in the ‘Sunny Garcia Surfing’ computer game. His net worth is not available at present.