He is also a Grammy award winner for his nature sound recordings - but otherwise makes a living recording sounds for computer games. You have almost certainly heard his recordings in some Microsoft game or other...
I went to visit him outside Seattle and he looks like me too.
Anyway - I am a keen body surfer. But not as keen as this. When you have to clear the snow in front of your van to take you to the beach you know that you will not be rescuing a hapless Japanese tourist.