Legendary big-wave surfer Greg ‘Da Bull’ Noll dies at 84

Greg Noll is seen during his induction to the 2006 Surfers' Hall of Fame in Huntington Beach, Calif. Noll, who had lived in the picturesque, seaside town of Crescent City, California, died Monday, June 28, 2021, of natural causes, according to an Instagram post from his son's company, Noll Surfboards. (Mark Rightmire/The Orange County Register via AP, File)

LOS ANGELES — Greg “Da Bull” Noll, who became a surfing legend by combining a gregarious, outsized personality with the courage and skill to ride bigger, more powerful waves than anyone had ever attempted, has died. He was 84.