Matt Gallagher

Thirroul, New South Wales, Australia

Age: Old as well

Past Competitions:

5th in class @ 2015 World Kneeboard Championships in Kiama, Australia

Current Tradies Surf Masters Kneeboard Champion

Current Runner-Up Tradies Surf Masters Retro/Single fin Division

3x World Open Finalist and Semi-finals last Worlds

 2x Phillip Island Open Champion

2x Wollongong Open Champion

1x NSW State Champion (pro)

4x NSW State Champion (amateur)

3x Aussie Champ (amateur)

2nd KSA circuit Open Division

Local Break: Bellambi Bombie, Sharkies, Sandon Point lefts, Green Island

Favourite Break: Urunga Rivermouth (NSW)

Last Trip: New Zealand / Honeymoon!

Past Trips: Santa Cruz, Tahiti, Bali, Thailand


– Kneeboards -Not riding for anyone but have an Island 5’9” x 22” and a 5’6” slab single fin (my favourite)

– Stand ups – 11’ mal, 8’6” gun, 7’2” gun, 6’10” single fin (homemade special), 5’8” Monkfish quad, 5’2” foamy twinny, 4’6” softboard finless (Mullet)

Training: Lots of it. Obstacle race training, surfing, swimming

Bio: Plan to do lots of surfing over the winter months with my new wetsuits and get some pics as well as doing three major obstacle races before the year is out AND enjoying my new edition to the family.