Bede Durbidge

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Bede Durbridge
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Personal information
Born (1983-02-23) 23 February 1983 (age 31)
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Residence Currumbin, Queensland, Australia
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 82 kg (181 lb)
Surfing career
Best year 2nd - 2008 ASP World Tour
Career earnings $750,601
Sponsors Fox), Mt Woodgee, Xcel Wetsuits, Freestyle watches, OAM surfboardsm SeaStradbroke
Major achievements

1st - 2007 Triple Crown of Surfing

Australian Male Surfer of the Year 2008
Surfing specifications
Stance Natural (regular) foot

Bede Durbidge (born 23 February 1983) is an Australian professional surfer. He is one of the most promising surfers of the ASP World Tour. Durbo, Bej and The White Fijian are his nicknames.

Life[edit]

Bede Durbridge was born in Brisbane, Queensland. He began in the Australasian Junior Series, and after four years in the World Qualifying Series joined the World Championship Tour in 2005, being among the 45 best surfers in the world.

As a professional, his strongest achievement is winning the Boost Mobile Pro in Trestles, San Clemente, California. Only five waves was enough for him to defeat the seven-time champion Kelly Slater. He later came in second in the Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast of 2007. His total earning in the ASP World Tour so far is $231,385.

His wife is currently pregnant carrying their first child.[citation needed]

Victories[edit]

ASP World Tour Wins
Year Event Venue Country
2008 Hang Loose Santa Catarina Florianopolis, Santa Catarina  Brazil
2007 Rip Curl Pipeline Masters1 Oahu Hawaii Hawaii
2006 Boost Mobile Pro Trestles, San Clemente, California  United States

Outside of the ASP World Tour:

  • 2004: Nokia Lacanau Pacific Motion Pro, Lacanau - France
  • 2003: Rip Curl Newquay Board Masters, Newquay - England

1(Also winning the Triple Crown of Surfing)

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