Burrow, Taj

Friendly, lightning-fast regularfoot pro surfer from Yallingup, Western Australia; world-ranked #2 in 1999 and 2007. Burrow was born (1978) and raised in Busselton, Western Australia, the only child of two New Age surfers originally from San Diego, California, and began surfing at age seven. At nine he entered and won a local contest for surfers 18 and under; at 16 he was the national juniors division champion; at 17 he won the prestigious Pro Junior.

Burrow earned a coveted slot on the 1997...