Chris Ward (surfer)

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Chris Ward
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Personal information
Born (1978-12-11) December 11, 1978 (age 36)
Galveston, Texas, U.S.A.
Residence San Clemente, California
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight 175 lb (79 kg)
Surfing career
Best year Ranked 14th on the ASP World Tour, 2008
Career earnings $397,500.00 (as of 2009)
Sponsors Lost surfboards and clothing, Creatures of Leisure accessories, Natural Light, Psycho Ward and Santa Monica Airlines
Surfing specifications
Stance Regular (natural) foot
Shaper(s) Matt Biolis
Quiver 5'11" to 6'6" boards for most trips, bigger boards for Tahiti and Hawaii
Favorite waves Backdoor
Favorite maneuvers Boosting airs

Chris Ward (born December 11, 1978) is an American professional surfer. As of 2014 he was competing in the qualification series for the ASP World Tour.

Ward began his elite tour campaign in 2005. The 2009 season is his 5th season on tour. His highest ASP World Tour rating was 11th in 2006.

As of 2009 his total career earnings are $397,500.00.

In January of 2008, Chris Ward was arrested in Mammoth Lakes, California and charged with "assault with weapon other than firearm" after allegedly threatening one woman with a chunk of ice and punching other women who tried to intervene.[1]

Rating history on the ASP World Tour[edit]

  • 2008: 14th
  • 2007: 17th
  • 2006: 21st
  • 2005: 34th