Kerr, Josh

Friendly, high-flying pro surfer from Tweed Heads, New South Wales, Australia; world-ranked #8 in 2011 and 2012; called “maybe the best air guy in the world,” in 2010 by Kelly Slater. Kerr was born (1984) and raised in Tweed Heads, the only boy in a family of five older sisters. His father, a surfboard sander, taught Kerr to surf at age nine, just two years before dying of a heart attack while sailboarding. The young regularfoot took refuge in the talent-soaked Snapper Rocks boardrider’s club...