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Josh Knowles


How long have you been surfing?

A Quarter of a century!


Surf Hero?

Slater although on certain days it is Al or Parko.


Favourite Surf Spot?

Dolly Wagon Pike


How would you describe your style of surfing?

Flashdance with a little bit of MC Hammer influence.


Best career moment?

Beating the Aussie junior team in the tag team semi finals of the World Juniors at D-Bah – hungover.


Do you do any cross training with other sports or how do you look after your all-round fitness?

Yoga and swimming.


Best Ever Surf Trip?

Perfect waves in boardies to hooded 654 sessions in Scotland . I love it all.

Whats your top five tracks on your IPod?

Always changing but today it is:

Tigercub – Centrefold
Alice In Chains – Them Bones
Coldplay – Adventure of a Lifetime
Jaws – Gold
The Libertines – Anthems for Doomed Youth


Favourite Movie?

Apocalypse Now.


Favourite Surf Movie?

Raw Irons.


Worst ever drop in?

At G-Land on my last surf session I dropped in on the camp doctor while he was in what he said afterwards was the best barrel he’d ever got at G-Land until I closed it down .. Not cool !


Best ever wave so far…?

A few waves spring to mind , but there is no way I’m talking through them in full!


What boards are you riding?

5’5 through to 6’7 – all incredible boards.


Advice to anyone buying a board?

Don’t run before you can walk !