planning a trip to Tahiti ... Ayn Rand is favorite author ... Favorite
book is "We the Living" ... Likes Italian food ... Last year's ranking:
51) DAVE REYNOLDS, 55, Huntington Beach ... Founder of Snail's Pace, a
store for runners ... Store has two locations, Fountain Valley and Laguna
Hills ... Co-owns stores with Eddie Johnson, partner for six years ...
Original Fountain Valley store has been open for 21 years in June ... Is
proud of store's marathon training program ... Runners start training six
months in advance for specific runs, like the LA and Pacific Shore
marathons ... Store's running club has around 300 members ... He started
running 30 years ago and has competed in 30 marathons ... Says Big Sur
Marathon is his favorite ... Still adjusting to being a senior ... Runs
40 to 50 miles a week with his wife of two years, Shirley ... Met her at
his store ... Two daughters, one grown ... Plays golf when he can ...
Says "Hurricane" was his favorite movie last year ... Last year's
52) BOB BAFFERT, 46, Huntington Beach ... Thoroughbred horse trainer
... Under his supervision, two horses have won the Kentucky Derby back to
back -- 1997's Silver Charm and 1998's Real Quiet ... Has two horses
eligible to run for the roses in May -- Tribunal and Captain Steve ...
Has been riding since he was 6 ... Married with children ... Grew up on a
chicken and cattle ranch ... Attended the University of Arizona racetrack
industry program ... Became first trainer to win three stakes on a Santa
Anita card in 1991 ... Last year's ranking: 6
53) DANA ROHRABACHER, 52, Huntington Beach ... Congressman for past 12
years ... Used to be the best (and only) surfer in halls of Congress ...
With the arrival of Rep. Brian P. Bilbray (R-San Diego), he is now
"chairman of the surfing caucus" ... Likes to surf the area between
Huntington Dog Beach and Bolsa Chica ... Helped win Patent Protection Act
after five-year battle ... Supports NASA and aerospace technology ...