Walsh never had to look far for influence. His father, Peter, one of Rhode Island’s original hellmen, and mother Kitty, from San Diego, met in Hawaii. After Ian was born in 1983, they moved to Maui and started a family. Growing up, Walsh excelled in the classroom and in the water. Younger brother Luke has been pushing Ian, and his twin brother, Shaun and D.K. are right behind. (More at RedBullSurfing.com). Ad from March 2009.