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Aguerre, Fernando (1958 – )

Kinetic surf-world industrialist and contest organizer; cofounder of Reef Footwear, and spearhead for surfing's inclusion in the Olympic Games. "He is nothing if not a character," Surfline said of Aguerre in 2009. "But don't let the loud clothes and lavish parties fool you. This lawyer turned savvy entrepreneur is a surf industry OGs—a true pioneer."

Aguerre was born (1958) in Mar del Plata, Argentina, the son of a lawyer and ranch owner (father) and lawyer-psychologist (mother) and began su...