Spencer, Ted


Dynamic bowlegged regularfooter from Sydney, Australia; New South Wales state champion in 1968 and 1969, when he also won back-to-back Bells Beach events; perhaps best known for commitment, at the height of his surfing career, to the Hare Krishna movement. "Spencer was the original surf guru," 1978 world surfing champion Wayne Bartholomew later recalled. "His body lived in the West but his spirit ...

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