Lowe, Mick

Happy, husky pro surfer from Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia; world-ranked #6 in 2002, and a natural in large, hard-breaking tubes. "Mick is bigger and smarter than his peers," Australia's Surfing Life magazine noted in 1999, "and nearly perfect in all ways, apart from an uncooperative bowl-cut hairstyle."

Lowe was born (1977) and raised in Wollongong, began surfing at age eight, and won nearly every under-18 title available in Australia, including the juniors division of the 1995 Nat...