Barry, Michael

Easygoing regularfoot pro surfer from south Queensland, Australia; world-ranked #14 in 1993 and 1996, but better known as a globe-trotting and perpetually tubed free-surfer. Barry was born (1969) in Sydney, moved to Queensland's Gold Coast as a child, began surfing at 13, and traveled extensively through Indonesia as a teenager. He won Australia's prestigious Pro Junior contest in 1989, and had two world tour victories: the 1993 Miyazaki Pro, in Japan, and the 1996 Billabong Pro, at Jeffreys ...