Great lakes Surfer, Buffalo Firefighter, Activist, and actor. He swam across Lake Erie four times, twice handcuffed. He was the co-ordinator of the ESA Great lakes District and president of Wyldewood Surf Club. He has contributed photography to ‘Longboard’ and ‘East Surf magazine’. He also was contributing editor and photographer to the book ‘Surfing the Great Lakes’ by Peter L. Strazzabosco.
November 2009, the month Magilla passed away from cancer.