Julian Wilson

Pro Since 2008
25 Age AUS

BIOGRAPHY

The last couple years have been a whirlwind of promo shoots and non-stop competition for Australia’s Julian Wilson. Since qualifying for the ASP World Tour in 2011, he’s been circling the globe and living the glamorous life of a prodigious talent and heart-throb (have you seen the way the young ladies scream when he’s near?!). Along the way, Julian has proved himself more than an aerialist or performance wave specialist. There was the historic tow session during the Code Red swell at Teahupo’o in 2011, where Julian was one of the few Tour guys to charge the ferocious conditions on hand, and then his first-ever WCT win at Portugal in 2012, where he proved that he can compete with the best in the world.

The accolades have certainly been many over the years: attempting and landing the world’s first “Sushi Roll” (2007); the youngest-ever recipient of the Surfer Poll award for “Best Performance of the Year” for his part in Quiksilver’s “Young Guns III” (2008); Triple Crown Rookie of the Year in 2010 after a second-place finish at Sunset and a win at the then-Nike US Open of Surfing in front of 50,000 spectators at Huntington Beach Pier. Between his competitive fire and desire to improve, there’s no reason to believe the momentum will cease any time soon.

Aside from his surfing talents, Julian is also an ambassador for the National Breast Cancer Foundation. His mother is a breast cancer survivor, so Julian is known to ride pink boards and integrate teh color in his signature products with sponsors.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • 2013 – 2nd, Hurley Pro - Lower Trestles, CA (WCT)
  • 2012 – 1st, Quiksilver Pro Portugal (WCT)
  • 2012 – 1st, Nike US Open of Surfing – Huntington Beach (Prime)
  • 2011 – 1st, Quiksilver Pro Portugal (Prime)
  • 2011 – 3rd, Hurley Pro – Lower Trestles, CA (WCT)
  • 2011 – Qualified for the ASP World Tour
  • 2010 – Triple Crown "Rookie of the Year"
  • 2010 – 2nd, O'Neill World Cup - Sunset Beach (Prime)
  • 2010 – Released First Signature Film, “Scratching the Surface”
  • 2008 – Surfer Poll Awards' “Best Performance of the Year,” (Young Guns III) - Youngest-ever recipient

SPONSORS

Hurley, Red Bull, Oakley, FCS, Sol Republic, Team Pink, Audi

HOBBIES

Gold, skating, moto, longboarding

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