MacDonald, Phil

Well-muscled regularfoot pro surfer from Tomakin, New South Wales, Australia; #5 on the 2005 world tour's final rankings; described by Surfer magazine that year as "a lead-footed power surfer . . . and one of the most dangerous draws on Tour."

MacDonald was born (1979) in Canberra, and raised in the small beachfront town of Tomakin, where, along with twin brother Anthony, be began surfing as a schoolboy. Phil and Anthony's father was a dentist by trade, but a hardcore sportsman at heart, a f...