Treloar, David "Baddy"

Brawny Australian regularfooter from Angourie, New South Wales; pioneering shortboard surfer, and runner-up in the juniors division of the Australian National Titles in 1968 and 1969. "He's an absolutely committed waterman," Nat Young said of Treloar in 1997. "He spends all his life in the ocean, in one way or another."

Treloar was born (1951) and raised in Sydney, and began surfing at age seven, at Manly Beach, under the guidance of older brother and 1964 South Australian champion Graeme Tr...