A Mohawk toting, baby-nappy changing, air freak from Western Australia. Taj Burrow is owner to some of the greatest video parts ever and one of the longest serving pros in tour history. Taj’s laidback attitude on land is totally opposite of his eternally explosive approach in the water.
Get To Know Taj
D.O.B: June 2, 1978
Home break: Yallingup, WA
Magic Board Dims/Litres: 5’9.5 Mayhem 25L
Favourite Wave: Out front Yallingup, Indonesia
Favourite Food: Japanese, Mexican
Favourite Surfer: the best surfer in the water is the one having the most fun, so i’ll choose Mason Ho.
What career path would you have taken if you didn’t surf: No idea, i’m not good at anything else.
What do you like most about your signature traction: It looks good and works good. Love it.
Whats your thoughts on Full Deck traction: If the front deck is thin I think its amazing for airs. Conventional surfing is better with just wax on the front foot.
Would you prefer a night out with the boys or a night home with your Mrs: Is this a trick question?
Whats your favourite Beer: Red Leads (emu export) for life haha. Every west aussie has red leads coursing through their veins, it’s just tradition. When i’m away, i like mex beers, Tecate and Pacifico.
Would you prefer rocking Boardies/ Vest combo or a Short arm steamer: I like both but i’m all about just boardies, love the loose feeling of just boardies
Favourite Wax: Warm water just sex wax. Cold water sex wax base topped with Banana wax
Tequila or Vodka: I love them both but lets say Tequila!
Favourite Fins: I’ll use whatever
Whats your coffee order: small flat white
Top Knot or Undercut: Mohawk
Favourite Surf Movie: Older ones – Magnaplasm, Sons of Fun. Recent – Strange Rumblings, Psychic Migrations
If your life was tuned into a movie, who’d play you as lead role: A young Danny Devito
Twin fin or single fin: Haha shit, only just tried both recently and i think they’re equally insane!
5 things you always travel with: boards, boardies,
Stuck on a deserted island, Choose 3 people to have with you: Sounds awesome, i’d take my girls Bec and Bella and then have the 3rd be a baby sitter 🙂
Whats your last google search: Directions to the Margaret river cheese factory! haha i’m retired