Marzo, Clay

Physics-bending pro freesurfer from Lahaina, Maui; regarded as one of the sport's greatest natural talents; diagnosed at age 17 with Asperger’s Syndrome. "He's one of the best surfers in the world right now," former world champion Mark Occhilupo said of Marzo in 2008, "and for sure the most futuristic."

Marzo was born (1989) in San Diego, California, and moved with his family to Lahaina as a toddler. At age two, he began riding waves on a bodyboard with his mother, and by age four he'd progr...