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Peter Mel

Peter Mel was born and raised along the beautiful coastline of Santa Cruz, California. He grew up in its surf community and in his family surf shop, established in 1969 by his father, John Mel. This combination helped him become a talented surfer. Peter soon became well known in his home town and around the world for his prowess in the big wave ... See full bio »

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Known For

Chasing Mavericks Magnificent Two
Riding Giants Himself
Peaking Himself


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 2012 Chasing Mavericks
Magnificent Two
 2011 Barbie in a Mermaid Tale 2 (Video)
Announcer (voice)
 2010 Barbie in a Mermaid Tale (Video)
Surf Announcer (voice)
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 2016 Peaking (TV Series)
- Peter Mel (2016) ... Himself
 2014 Red Bull Signature Series (TV Series)
Himself - Surfer
- Mavericks Invitational (2014) ... Himself - Surfer
 2014 Learning to Breathe (Documentary)
 2012 Making Mavericks (Video)
 2010 The Find, Claiming Nelscott Reef (Video documentary)
 2010 The Westsiders (Documentary)
Eastside Surfer
 2005 Bicycle Trip (Short)
 2004 Riding Giants (Documentary)
 2003 Billabong Odyssey (Documentary)
Himself (as Mel Peter)
 2003 Step Into Liquid (Documentary)

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6' 2½" (1.89 m)

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Favorite actors are Denzel Washington and Morgan Freeman.



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