Merewether surfer Ryan Callinan won the Von Zipper Trials, earning himself a spot in the main event of the world’s most prestigious junior surfing tournament, the Billabong ASP World Junior Championships fuelled by Monster Energy.
Winning a World Tour event is no easy feat, of the 45 guys on tour much less than half have ever hoisted a World Tour trophy above their heads. What do they do with their oversized trophies when their mantlepieces begin to buckle?
Last time we heard from Owen Wright he was nursing a coupla injuries from a horrific wipeout at the Rip Curl Pro Seach Portugal. Now he’s back in the water and preparing to break the Aussie drought at next week’s Billabong World Junior Championships.