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MacAulay, Dave (1963 – )

Even-tempered Australian pro surfer from Cowaramup Bay, Western Australia; world-ranked #3 in 1989 and 1993; best remembered as an evangelical Christian, and a deadly efficient small-wave rider. MacAulay was born (1963) and raised in Perth, began surfing at age nine, and was one of the country's best amateurs in the early and mid-'80s, winning the state championships in 1982 and 1983, and finishing runner-up in the National Titles in 1983 and 1985.

MacAulay's rise up the pro ranks was sure a...