A sea monster riding, freckled-up Aussie maniac from Maroubra. Mark’s hard work and determination have helped him become one of the most respected big wave surfers in the world. A down to earth bloke, he’s always figuring out how to push his own limits, whether that’s in the water, public speaking, or hamburger consumption.
Get To Know Mark
Weight: 80-85kg depends on burger consumption
Home break: Maroubra
Magic Board Dims/ Litres: 60x19x2n3/8 proton. extra glass. Slightly pulled in tail. Tube Pig board.
Favourite Wave: Cape Fear, Ours, Cape solander
Favourite Food: ?
Favourite Surfer: Girv Nasty
What career path would you have taken if you didn’t surf: A way less enjoyable one.
What do you like most about your signature traction: I know it’s not going to let me down in testing conditions.
What’s your thoughts on Full Deck traction: I love the smell of wax. So I’m not a huge fan.
Would you prefer a night out with the boys or a night home with your Mrs: Surf ours all day with the boys then night at home with the Mrs
Whats your favourite Beer: Balter because its owned and run by a bunch of legends.
Would you prefer rocking Boardies/ Vest combo or a Short arm steamer: Boardies and vest for surf. Steamers highlight the fact that i have legs as skinny as a starving super model.
Favourite Wax: Sex wax
Tequila or Vodka: straight – Tequila / mixed – vodka
Favourite Fins: Fanning FCS 2 the Black and white ones.
Whats your coffee order: At star bucks – short, one pump, no whip mocha. Just like my game between the sheets. Piccolo sized mocha here in oz
Top Knot or Undercut: The early 90s Undercut was hard to beat. If your not an islander and you have a top not there is a high probability you could look better.
Favourite Surf Movie: MonTAJ SaboTAJ
If your life was tuned into a movie, who’d play you as lead role: Probably Woogie from something about Mary. Or Linga.
Twin fin or single fin: MR Twinny, Or Baddy single… tough choice… nup can’t decide.
5 things you always travel with: Other than surf gear – @iambrittjones , Gopro, Laptop, IPhone, Shade Sunscreen
Stuck on a deserted island, Choose 3 people to have with you: Girv Nasty, Pauly and Pottsy. #teammodom4life