Falconer, Neridah

Steady and unassuming goofyfoot pro surfer from Scotts Head, New South Wales; world-ranked #3 in 1993, 1995, and 2001; described by Australian surf journalist Alison Smith as "a simple country girl with huge talent." Falconer was born (1970) and raised in Macksville, a northern NSW town of 800. She began surfing at age 16, became a full-time world tour pro at 20, and quietly won 12 events over the course of her career (including back-to-back wins in the Billabong Pro Maui, in 2000 and 2001), ...