• Breakthrough: Surf Team Charger Julian Wilson Claims Quiksilver Pro Portugal

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    Posted about 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    To think that they were going to leave him out of the Tour. It seems like a distant memory now. Oakley’s star Surf Team Ripper Julian Wilson finally claimed a resounding victory at the ASP Prime Quiksilver Pro Portugal event this past weekend after a tough start to the 2011 World Tour, topping young Brazilian Gabriel Medina with a 19.37 score after a spirited final. “I am so happy,” Julian said, rocking his Oakley gear on the podium. “To put in the hard yards for this one has been unreal. I have had a mediocre start to my year and I have been working so hard to make some heats. I came off four weeks in Brazil without a strong result and I went home to reassess and do a bit of training and got really motivated. I flew over here by myself with just the goal of winning and stayed focused so it worked out.” His performance in the final was nearly flawless. Our talented Aussie racked up two excellent scores in the opening minutes to direct all the pressure on his rival. With a barrage of...

  • Oakley Surf Team BBQ On The Gold Coast

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    Posted over 3 years ago by Matty Swanson

    World Tour Oakley surfers Julian Wilson, Jordy Smith, Adam Melling, Adriano de Souzo, and Jadson Andre all descended on the annual team BBQ. Kicking off the competition season on the Gold Coast of Australia in Coolingatta.

  • Triple Crown: O’s Julian Wilson Rounds Out Podium at the Reef Hawaiian Pro

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    Posted over 3 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    Julian Wilson is no rookie. But when it comes to Vans Triple Crown contests on the North Shore (Hawaii), the Oakley Team ripper as fresh as they get. Nonetheless, Julian smashed his way to a solid third-place finish at the Reef Hawaiian Pro – Haleiwa this past weekend, making a strong showing at his first-ever 6-star Prime rated final. The podium catapults Julian to front-runner status for the JN Automotive Rookie of the Vans Triple Crown award: recognition for the top newcomer to the series.

Julian Wilson

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Forever Fun

Date of Birth:
November 8, 1988
Hometown:
Coolum Beach, QLD. "My parents lived in the same house for nearly 40 years; I only just kinda moved out."
Sponsors:
Hurley, Nike, Red Bull, Oakley, Sol Republic, FCS, Team Pink, Audi
Hobbies:
golf, skating, moto

Career Highlights

    • 2013: 2nd, Hurley Pro - Lower Trestles, CA (WCT)
    • 2012: 3rd, Drug Aware Margaret River Pro (Prime)
    • 2012: 1st, Quiksilver Pro Portugal (WCT)
    • 2012: 1st, Nike US Open of Surfing - Huntington Beach (Prime)
    • 2011: 1st, Quiksilver Pro Portugal (Prime)
    • 2011: 3rd, Mr. Price Pro Ballito (Prime)
    • 2011: 3rd, Hurley Pro - Lower Trestles, CA (WCT)
    • 2011: Qualifies for the ASP World Tour
    • 2010: Triple Crown Rookie of the Year
    • 2010: 2nd, O'Neill World Cup - Sunset Beach (Prime)
    • 2010: Releases First Signature Film, "Scratching the Surface"
    • 2008: “Best Performance of the Year,” (Young Guns III) Surfer Poll Awards (youngest ever recipient)
    • 2006: ISA World Junior Champion (at 15 years old)
    • Video parts in Quiksilver's "Young Guns," Taylor Steele's "Stranger Than Fiction"