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Billy Stairmand

Full Name: Billy Stairmand 
Nickname: Bilbo 
Date of birth: 21/10/1989
Hometown: Raglan 
Ethnicity: New Zealand 
Height: 5’7
Stance: Natural 

How many boards do you own: 10
Length range: 5’7-6’1
Shaper: Sharpeye surfboards. 
Sponsors: Backdoor, Curve, Sharpeye, Liive, Sticky Johnson, Skullcandy, Giltrap Skoda. 
Surfing Since: 10 years old. 1999
How did you start surfing: My dad taught me how to surf down the beach in Raglan. 

Surfing competitively Since: 2003
Competition strategy: Hard and fast.
New Zealand teams: 2 junior worlds, and 4-5 open worlds. 
Career highlight: Being the first male surfing Olympian. 
Ambitions: World championship tour. 

Main surf breaks you surf: Manu Bay
Favourite surf break: Manu Bay
People you surf with the most: Luke Cederman. 

Occupation: professional surfer 
Other interests: basketball, golf, skating.
Surfing heroes: Taj burrow, Andy irons, Mick fanning.
Favourite moves: Backhand Patanent! 😉

Favourite surf video: Montaj   

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