Born in the historic city of Guanajuato, Mexico, Oscar "Ozzy"
Lusth, began his life in the house his father built for his grandmother
(which still remains in the family today). A few years after he was born,
his parents divorced and Lusth moved with his mother to Durham, North
Carolina, where his mother eventually remarried and had two additional
children. His father remained in Mexico and had two additional children as
Lusth moved many times in his teen years to seven U.S. States and Central
America while his mother divorced and remarried for a third time (at which
point, they were living in Mountain View, California) where he learned to
surf. In high school, Lusth was able to attend an alternative learning
program called Learning Community where he was introduced to acting and
photography. After high school, he moved to Santa Barbara. He then attended
two years of college at Santa Barbara City College before moving to the Los
Lusth is currently working as a freelance photographer and writer. He enjoys
big wave surfing, skateboarding, sailing, snowboarding, wakeboarding,
gymnastics and motorcycle riding. He owns land in Panama and enjoys going
there to spearfish. He can dive to 30 feet and can hold his breath under
water for three minutes. He is skilled at building traps, forts, shelter and
surviving in the wilderness on his own. In the summer of 2005, he camped all
the way from Panama to San Diego over the course of five months. Over the
past year, Lusth has begun to develop a non-profit organization to build
skate parks in Mexico.
Lusth currently resides in Venice, California with his German Shepherd mix,
Buddha (who also accompanies him on his board while surfing). His birth date
is August 23, 1981.
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