MacKenzie, Lynette

Hot-tempered Australian pro surfer from Maroubra, Sydney, world-ranked #3 in 1994, and noted as the only female pro tour surfer ever suspended for fighting. MacKenzie was born (1974) and raised in the beachfront suburb of Maroubra, began surfing at age 10, and quickly developed a low, driving, athletic wave-riding style.

In 1992 MacKenzie won both the Australian National Titles and the amateur World Surfing Championships, and was named Junior Female Athlete of the Year by the Confederation o...