Phone Alex Willams
Very sad news today from Newquay; British surfing legend John Owen has passed away after a long illness.
John was at the heart of surfing in the Newquay area for many years and British professional competitive surfing for decades from there Gul Alder comp right through to the BPSA and UKPST. He was much loved by all.
His daughter Joanne and sons Jamie and Jonathan Owen posted.
“John Owen, our beloved Dad, legend of British surfing, has passed away (surfed away) today, peacefully surrounded by family.”
Condolences to all.
He leaves a legacy of a lot of laughs with a lot of people over many years.