Taj Burrow

Taj Burrow
Personal information
Born (1978-06-02) 2 June 1978 (age 39)
Busselton, Western Australia, Australia

Yallingup, Western Australia, Australia

Bali, Indonesia
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight72 kg (159 lb)
Surfing career
Best year1999 & 2007 - 2nd in ASP World Tour Ranking
Career earnings$1,482,613.00
Sponsors Billabong, Lost Surfboards, Von Zipper, Globe, Futures Fins
Major achievements

ASP World Tour Runner Up 1999, 2007
ASP Rookie of the Year 1998

Australian Male Surfer of the Year 1997
Surfing specifications
StanceNatural (regular) foot


Taj Burrow (given birth to 2 June 1978) can be an Australian retired professional surfer. Taj retired from your ASP Globe Tour in June 2016.

Early life

Burrow was created in Yallingup, American Australia, Australia to American parents and began browsing at age group 7. At age group 10, he found out he's colourblind.


In 1998 he competent for the ASP World Tour at age 18 years, becoming the youngest surfer to ever win a nationwide title. Burrow experienced already earned a location on the globe tour a 12 months previously, but he switched it down saying that, like a 17-year-old, he was "as well young to accomplish the tour full-on". After his 1st 12 months on tour in 1998, Burrow stated the ASP Globe Tour First year of the entire year award after completing 12th put in place the rankings.In 2007 Burrow received the Rip Curl Pro at Bells Seaside, Victoria, Australia. He supported this up with a triumph in the 2007 Billabong Pro in Jeffrey's Bay, South Africa, where he stated the title on the after that 8-time world champ, Kelly Slater. This earn helped to protected his 2nd-place rating around the ASP Men's Tour, his second runner-up time of year placing.In '09 2009, Burrow defeated Slater in the ultimate from the Billabong Pipeline Experts in the Banzai Pipeline. In the same 12 months he finished 4th put on the Globe Tour.Burrow won the 2013 Hurley Pro event in Sept 2013 for the very first time, conquering fellow Australian Julian Wilson.


As of Sept 2013, Burrow is sponsored by World, Billabong, Modom Browse, Von Zipper and Nanotune.

ASP Tour Wins

Year Event Place Nation 1999 Coke Browse Common Manly Manly Seaside, Sydney  Australia 1999 Rio Marathon Browse International Rio de Janeiro  Brazil 2001 Quiksilver Pro Silver Coast Gold Coastline  Australia 2002 Mundial Coca-Cola de Browse Saquarema  Brazil 2004 Nova Schin Celebration Florianopolis  Brazil 2007 Billabong Pro Jeffreys Bay Jeffreys Bay  South Africa 2007 Rip Curl Pro Bells Seaside  Australia 2009 Billabong Pipeline Experts Banzai Pipeline  USA 2010 Quiksilver Pro Silver Coast Gold Coastline  Australia 2012 Quiksilver Pro Silver Coast Gold Coastline  Australia 2012 O'Neill COOL WATER Common Santa Cruz Santa Cruz, California  USA 2013 Hurley Pro Trestles San Clemente, California  USA

Other projects

In 2003 Burrow released a book entitled Taj Burrow's Publication of Hot Surfing, and in addition has produced some his very own surf videos: Sabotaj (2000), Montaj (2002) and Taj Burrow's Good Bits (2005).In 2008–09 World released a shoe line named after Burrow.Since 2005 Burrow has hosted the 'Taj Little Fries' junior browsing competition at Yallingup, European Australia.