- 2015 INDIES Finalist
- Finalist, Sports (Adult Nonfiction)
A third-generation subsistence fisherman and farmer learned to surf on a busted board. He has become one of the top-ten big wave riders and used his surfing accomplishments to protect his home break, fighting resort development on the point. The Fisherman’s Son focuses on Ramon’s rise to big wave fame and how Ramon is using that notoriety to make his voice heard on activism issues. Contributors: Gerry Lopez, Josh Berry, and Jack Johnson.