Taj Millar Dal Bosco

Full name: Taj Millar Dal Bosco 

Nickname: Tajeyy 

Hometown: Whangamata  

Ethnicity: Born in Brazil  

Height: 5,7  

Stance: Regular  

 

How many boards do you own? 2  

Lengths: 5,6  

Sponsors: Carve New Zealand, Skinnies, Saltwater surf shop, Anderson surfboards.  

 

Surfing since: Surfed since about 3  

Competition strategy: Go out catch the best waves and do my best.  

How did you start surfing? By my dad pushing me into little whitewash in Brazil  

Best results: 2016 I came second in the Rip curl Grom series, 4 at nationals, and got 4th in under 16s and 14s at the duke festival.  

Ambitions: To try and get in the WSL, QS and go from there  

 

Main spot you surf: Whangamata beach and Whangamata bar  

Favourite surf spot: Otama and Piha  

People you surf with: Zek Wyper, Daniel Cox, Manu Roberts  

Occupation: Student  

Other interests: Soccer, gym and hanging with my friends.  

 

Surfing heroes: My surfing hero is Gabriel Medina Because I’m from Brazil and he’s been doing really well this year, and Mick Fanning as I want to be just like him one day.  

Life heroes: Mum, Dad  

Favourite food: Mexican and Italian  

Favourite moves: Layback carve and front side air reverse.  

Favourite surf movie: Any stab in the dark movie 

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