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Bio - Claudia Ferrari

Claudia, who grew up in Sao Paulo, Brazil,
has been bodyboarding for over 25 years.
 She got her start by surfing at Guaruja, a beach an hour from Sao Paulo, and
owned one of the first bodyboards ever in Brazil back in 1983.
          Since then, Claudia has garnered numerous awards being the most impressive and recently:
-"2011 USBA NATIONAL VICE CHAMPION - USBA TOUR"
-"2011 WOMEN PIPELINE CONTEST VICE CHAMP - USBA TOUR"
2008 USA NATIONAL CHAMPION - USBA TOUR"
-"2008 USBA SENIOR FROG-NATIONAL GUARD SANDY BEACH CHAMPION"
-"2007CHOLOS WOMEN PIPELINE PRO CHAMPION"
-"2006 USBA SANDY BEACH CHAMPION"
-"1995 GOB/IBA WORLD CHAMPION"
-"1990 Vice World Champion"
- "5 times Sao Paulo State Champion", and
She was naturalized an American on 2006
after she was granted in 2000 by the INS (Immigration and Naturalization Service)
with an American Green Card recognizing her as:
"Extraordinary Ability Athlete in the Sport of Bodyboarding".

For the past 20 years, she lives in Hawaii and her biggest goal is to help the improvement and
awareness of Women Bodyboarding in America.
She expects to achieve it competing for Hawaii, working on her personal web site,
her online gifts store, Bodyboarding Clinics and Hawaii Surf Tours.
  She has also been consistently ranked as one of the
Most Popular Bodyboarders in the World by
       the five leading bodyboarding magazines and
was awarded Most Inspirational Woman
               Bodyboarder by the Global Organization of Bodyboarders (GOB) in 1997.
She is in a few major worldwide magazines interviews and
you can check them out in the "PHOTOS" page, in the link magazines appearances.
  She has fought for the professionalization of Women Bodyboarding back in 1990
when the girls decided to go professional.
She has been traveling all over the world such places as:
Hawaii, USA, Tahiti, Indonesia (Bali, Java, Sumatra), Australia, Reunion Island, Japan,
Europe (Portugal, France, Spain), South America (Brazil, Peru), Mexico and Malaysia.
Her next trip goals are: Jeffrey's Bay, Fiji, West Coast Australia and Mentawi Islands/Indonesia.

Claudia's BodyBoarding Lifetime Achievements:

2012 - 4th place Sandy Beach Pro USBA Tour, Sandy Beach July
7th place US OPEN Huntington Beach, California June
3rd place Women Pipeline Pro USBA Tour, Pipeline March

2011 - USBA NATIONAL TOUR VICE CHAMP
POUNDERS ROUND UP CHAMP, Pounders East Side Hawaii July
5th place Sandy Beach Pro USBA Tour, Sandy Beach July
5th place U S Open USBA Tour, Huntington Beach CA, May
VICE CHAMP Women Pipeline Pro USBA Tour, Pipeline April
7th place IBA Women Bodyboarding contest, Pipeline, February

2010 - 9th Zicatela Pro, Puerto Escondido, Mexico August
VICE CHAMP Dave & Busters Sandy Beach Pro, Hawaii July
4th place US OPEN Huntington Beach, California June
17th place NSSF Pipeline Pro, Pipeline, Hawaii April

2009 - 5th place Tidal 9 Women's Pipeline Pro, Pipeline, Hawaii April

2008 - "USA NATIONAL CHAMPION", USBA TOUR
VICE CHAMP USBA SALT CREEK SPORT CHALET, Salt Creek, California November
USBA SENIOR FROG-NATIONAL GUARD SANDY BEACH CHAMPION, Sandy Beach/Hawaii August
3rd place at the Women Bodyboarding Pipeline Championship, Pipeline/Hawaii February

2007 - 3rd place USBA Sandy Beach Pro, Sandy Beach/Hawaii August
CHOLOS WOMEN PIPELINE PRO CHAMPION, Pipeline/Hawaii March
4th place at the "Rock Star Games Pro" at Ledges,/Maui January

2006 - USBA National's first event "CHAMPION", Sandy Beach/Hawaii June
5th place at the "T & C Surf Women's Pipeline Pro", Pipeline/Hawaii March

2005 - 4th place at the "Rock Star Games" at Honolua,/Maui
9th place at the  "Banzai Women Pipeline Championship," Pipeline/Hawaii
3rd place at the 16th "World Championship of Women Bodyboarding", V-Land/Hawaii
 

2004 - 3rd place at the Liquid Doll Wahine Sandy Beach Challenge, Sandy Beach/Hawaii
 

2003 - 7th place at the"World Championship of Women Bodyboarding", Pipeline/Hawaii

2002 - 7th place in the BZ Cup , Omaezaki Japan
5th place in the "Turtle Bay Resort World Championship of Women Bodyboarding, Pipeline/Hawaii

2001 - 7th place in the "World Championship of Women Bodyboarding , Pipeline/Hawaii
5th place in the 2000 GOB Women World Rankings
5th place Mike Stewart Pipeline  ,Hawaii

2000 - 3rd place in the Reunion Quiksilver Pro, Reunion Island
5th place in the Rio Pro GOB Brazil
3rd place in the GOB Sintra Pro, Portugal
4th place, US Open, Huntington Beach, Ca
5th place, V-Land Contest, Hawaii
7th place, GOB/AWB Pipeline Contest, Hawaii
9th place in the Mike Stewart Pipe contest, Hawaii

1999 - 7th place, Pipeline World Contest, Hawaii
5th place, Marui Pro, Japan
9th place in the Barra Pro , Brazil
Ranked 10th in the GOB World Ranking '99

1998 - CHAMPION in the AWS Back Yards Bash
5th place in the Boundi Pro, Portugal
7th place, Pipeline World Contest, Hawaii
9th place in the Quicksilver Pro, Reunion Island
9th place in the Rio Summer International in Barra, Rio de Janeiro
9th place in the Subaru/BZ Japan
Ranked 9th in the GOB World Ranking '98

1997 - 5th place, Marui Pro, Japan
5th place, Old Spice World Contest, Portugal
5th place, Reunion Island Pro
5th place, Salem Wave Pool World Contest, Japan
5th place, Subaru/BZ, Japan
13th place, Pipeline World Contest, Hawaii
Ranked 10th in GOB World Ranking '97

1996 - 3rd place, Old Spice Contest, Portugal
3rd place, Pipeline World Contest, Hawaii
3rd place, Turtle Bay/Bud Tour, Hawaii
4th place, US Open, California
5th place, Marui Pro, Japan
5th place, Reunion Island Pro
9th place, Subaru/BZ, Japan
Ranked 8th in GOB World Ranking '96
 

1995 - GOB WOMEN'S WORLD CHAMPION 95
2nd place, Marui Pro, Japan
2nd place, Omaezaki World Contest, Japan
2nd place, Surf Girl World Contest, Australia
3rd place, Biarritz World Contest, France
6th place, Pipeline World Contest, Hawaii

1994 - 4th place, Pipeline World Contest, Hawaii

1993 - 6th place, Cons. Final Pipeline World Contest, Hawaii

1992 - Sao Paulo State CHAMPION, Brazil
 Ranked 4th in Brazil
6th place, Pipeline World Contest, Hawaii

1991 - Sao Paulo State CHAMPION, Brazil
5th place, Pipeline World Contest, Hawaii
Ranked 5th in Brazil

1990 - VICE WOMEN'S WORLD CHAMPION PIPELINE HAWAII
Sao Paulo State Champion, Brazil
Ranked 6th in Brazil

1989 -Sao Paulo State CHAMPION, Brazil
OP PRO CHAMPION, Brazil
Ranked 5th in Brazil

1988 - 2nd place, Wahine World Contest, Hawaii
Sao Paulo State CHAMPION, Brazil
Ranked 5th in Brazil

1987 - 2nd place, Lightning Bolt, Brazil
5th place, Sao Paulo State Tour, Brazil

I LOVE WHAT I DO...
 

email: hawaii@claudiaferrari.com

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