Mike Stewart, Early Life

"Mike Stewart was born in 1963 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Not long after, he rode his first bodyboard at age 4 but didn’t fully commit until he was 13. In 1976, he and his mother moved to Kailua-Kona on the Big Island where he met bodyboard inventor Tom Morey" says about.com. Tom Morey was a major influence on young Mike's life.