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.