They say the best surfer in the water is the one having the most fun, but of course they are gravely mistaken. Of all the nauseating and meaningless clichés that abound in surfspeak, none is more nauseating nor more meaningless. The best surfer in the water is in fact the one called Mason Ho, who conceivably is also -- by pure coincidence, rather than any causal relation -- the one having the most fun.