Brenden Margieson

North Shore, 1999

I don’t walk around thinking that I’m the best bloody free surfer in the world, you know

Jamie Brisick’s interview with Brenden Margieson took place in 1999, and ran in the May 2000 issue of Surfing. This version has been slightly edited and shortened.

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You don’t enter surf contests?

Yeah, that’s pretty much right, but if there’s any specialty events or anything like that on offer I’ll jump at the chance. I had a go at the WQS a few years ago but I don’t compete do those any more. I’d love to surf in the ones here in Hawaii but you need to be in the Top 100.

So what does ...