Pauline Menczer

Huntington Beach, 1995

Guys who aren’t so good looking can get by on personality. Women can’t do that.

Matt Warshaw recorded this interview with Pauline Menczer, some of which was used in “Against the Tide,” a Lisa Andersen profile that ran in the March 1996 issue of Live magazine. Menczer, the 1994 world champion, was 25.

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Where are you living these days?

Nowhere, really. I’m always traveling. When I’m home I pretty much live in a camper van and just cruise around. Most of my stuff is at my mom’s house in Byron Bay, so I’ll see her on the weekends then pack up go somewhere for the wee...