Profiles of the World's Finest Bodysurfers

Nectarian Del Mar (the best day ever recorded)

Featured Bodysurfer: Chris Lafferty

Age: 39

Years of experience: Over 20 years

Favorite spots: Oceanside, Del Mar, Puerto Escondido

Best contest results: 1st place Oceanside World Bodysurfing Contest (1995): 35-44 age division; Grand Master at the Carlsbad International Bodysurfing Contest: 1996; Grand Master the USA Cold Water Bodysurfing Championship; and numerous other titles.....

Strengths: exceptional wave knowledge; extraordinarily smooth; fine technique; remarkable in contests.

Brief Biography: Chris Lafferty is currently a full-time Doctor; used to work as a lifeguard; avid bodysurfer since 20; kneedboarded in the 1970s. Engaged to be married (congratulations).

E-mail The Neural Surfer directly at dlane@weber.ucsd.edu

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