Rick “Rockin Fig” Fignetti, a staple of the Southern California surfing community, died of a heart attack on Friday, July 16. He was 64 years old.
If you are a surfer in Southern California, you have very likely heard the voice of Rockin’ Fig. His distinct voice was behind the the surf report on KROQ radio station for listeners across Southern California for 25 years, and he was the announcer for countless surfing contests. Rockin’ Fig was a beloved member of the community; a fixture in Huntington Beach who owned Rockin’ Fig Surf Headquarters.