Sunny Garcia Biography

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Sunny Garcia

Quick Facts Of Sunny Garcia

Celebrated Name Sunny Garcia
Age 49 Years
Nick Name Sunny Garcia
Birth Name Vincent Sennen Garcia
Birth Date 1970-01-14
Gender Male
Profession Surfer
Nationality American
Spouse Colleen McCullough (m. 2008)
Height 1.78 m
Movies Hawaiian Surf Stories, Sik Joy, Reggae Nation: Island Movement, Crossing the Line, Revelation
Residence Sunset Beach (Oahu), Oahu, Hawaii
Weight 200 lb (91 kg)
Net Worth $1 Million - $10 Million (Approx.)
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color White
Brothers Not Know
Sisters Not Know
Marital Status Married
Wife Colleen McCullough (since 20080)
Girl Friend Not Know
Son Logan and Stone
Daughter Kaila
School High School
College / University Update Soon
Father Not Know
Mother Not Know
Breast Size 14
Famous For top Surfing Ranking becomes the ASP WCT World Champion
Religion Chrisianity
Ethnicity White

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. 

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Surfing Legend Sunny Garcia in critical condition at Portland Hospital

Surfing Legend Sunny Garcia is in a critical condition at Portland hospital. He was found unconscious at his home in Oregon. The 49-years old surfer was rushed to the hospital. He remains in the hospital under intensive care. 

The surfer legend had his best year in 2000 when he won ASP WCT World championship in 2000. She holds the record for most WQS event wins with 22 wins. He also holds six Triple Crown of Surfing titles. 

What is Sunny Garcia Famous For?

- Holds record for most WQS event wins with 22 wins. 

- Second professional surfer to win over $1 million in prize money.

- Holds six Triple Crown of Surfing title.

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Where was Sunny Garcia Born?

Sunny Garcia was born on 14 January 1970. His birth name is Vincent Sennen Garcia. His birth place is in Ma'ili on the Westside of Oahu, Hawaii in the United States. He holds American nationality. His zodiac sign is Capricorn. He is of Filipino and Hawaiian descent on his father's side, whereas he is of Hawaiian, Chinese, Filipino, Irish, and Native American descent on his mother's side. He grew up in Wai'anae. His parents divorced later. His mother named him "Sunny" due to his cheerful disposition as an infant.  

He was one of the dominant force in the Hawaiian Surfing Association.

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Career

He debuted on the 1986 Gotcha Pro at Sandy Beach, Oahu. He defeated the 1984 champ, Tom Carroll. 

He became ASP WCT World Champion in 2000, 14 years after his debut. He won first two events in Australia and clinched the title in Brazil. 

He holds the record for most WQS event wins with 22 wins. 

He holds 6 Triple Crown of Surfing titles. 

He is also the second professional surfer to win over $1 million in prize money.

He was ranked 1st on the ASP World Tour in 2000.

He retired in 2005 but later returned to surfing. 

He failed to qualify for ASP World Tour failing to win O'Neill World Cup of Surfing in 2008. 

He had surgery on his knee in 2009. 

He was placed 67th in the new ASP World Rankings as of June 2010.

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Titles/records held

2000 ASP WCT World Champion

2004 Triple Crown of Surfing

2000 Triple Crown of Surfing

1999 Triple Crown of Surfing

1994 Triple Crown of Surfing

1993 Triple Crown of Surfing

1992 Triple Crown of Surfing

1987/1988 ASP's Men's Most Improved award

1990 ASP's Men's Most Improved award

Most victories in WQS competition (22)

Most Triple Crown of Surfing titles (6)

Inducted into the Surfing Walk of Fame at Huntington Beach in 2010. 

Legal issues

He was sentenced to three months in federal prison for tax fraud in October 2006 after he failed to pay taxes on unreported contest winnings from 1996 to 2001. He failed to report to over USD471,000 in prize money on his tax returns for those years. He was also kept on 7 months of house arrest and 80 hours of community service with Goodwill. 

He was suspended from the 4-star Burton Toyota Pro in Newcastle, New South Wales for involving in a fight with Jeremy Flores, and a local surfer. 

Who is Sunny Garcia Married to?

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 body weight 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. 

Did You Know?

  • He has often volunteered for the charity for a foundation for autism, Surfers Healing.
  • He is the host of "Surfers for Cystic Fibrosis" golf tournament fundraiser in 2011. organized by the charitable organization The Mauli Ola Foundation.
  • He likes riding motocross.
  • He has been featured on the movies Hawaiian Surf Stories, Sik Joy, Reggae Nation, Island Movement, Crossing the Line, and Revelation.
  • He is a dog lover and owns dogs.

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