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Wills, Danny (1975 – )

Quiet, even-keeled Australian pro surfer from Byron Bay, New South Wales; world-ranked #3 in 1998. Wills was born (1975) and raised in Byron Bay, began riding waves with his surfing father at age two, and at 13 was Tom Carroll's miniature sidekick in the popular surf movie All Down the Line, at which point he became a nationally recognized child surf star.

In 1997, his debut year on the world tour, Wills finished #33. The following year he won back-to-back contests in Japan, led the ratings ...