Botha, Wendy (1965–)

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Botha, Wendy (1965–)

South African surfer. Born Aug 22, 1965, in East London, South Africa; m. Brent Todd (New Zealand football player).

Won 1st of 4 World titles (1987); moved to Australia (1989), eventually becoming a naturalized citizen and Australia's 1st female professional champion; won 7 events (1989); won 24 events during career; moved to New Zealand (1993) and co-hosted a sports tv show.