It’s produced more world class surfers than anywhere else in Australia. The warm water and sub tropical climate of the Gold Coast, combined with epic sand points and rippable beach breaks has made it a breading ground for talent. So much so that even beyond Australia there are few places that have produced so many top notch wave riders.
Perhaps only Hawaii and Southern California can compete with the depth of surfing legends, and both are a lot bigger. The main reason The Gold Coast has managed this are incredible waves, competitive board riders clubs and a heritage of surfers.
So read on and meet the pick of the bunch of the Gold Coast surfing legends you should definitely know about.