Brea Wright

Brea Wright

Age: 17

Country: Australia

Specialty: Surf


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Instagram: @brea_wright

Current Residence: Queensland, Australia

Home spot: Kelly’s Beach

Currently riding: 7’ x 23” Keiki 6’10”x 24”and Nalu 10’ Carbon Pro

Hobbies: Short Boarding, Long Boarding, Skateboarding and Guitar/violin, math.

Interview

How did you get into SUP?
I’d been surfing since I was twelve. Then when I was about fourteen my mother bought a SUP online because she really wanted to try it. It was an old ex-hire. Amundson for a few hundred dollars. Dad and I drove down to the Sunshine Coast to collect it and spent the afternoon being munched in a shore break but having a huge amount of fun at Mooloolaba beach. From that point on I loved SUPing just as much as surfing and it soon became my favorite thing to do. 

What’s the one thing you can’t live without?
The Ocean and being able to swim or surf in it every day.

What’s in your backpack when traveling?
A multitude of Bikinis, Wetsuits, my favorite black hat, a book for when it’s too dark to surf and a camera.

Favorite Movie?
At the moment I’m obsessed with ‘The Greatest Showman’, but any movie with a bit of comedy, and a hint of sci-fi is a good one. Cliché teenage movies are pretty good to.

Top five songs on your latest playlist?
So hard to choose but,

  • Anything Ed Sheeran.
  • Eminen/ Ed Sheeran – River
  • Gone Gone Gone – Phillip Phillip
  • Never Be the Same – Camila Cabella
  • Greatest showman soundtrack.

Favorite post session beverage?
Water or tea.

Favorite post session food?
Wheat-Bix or a veggie sub.

You’re planning your dream trip, where are you going and who’s coming with?
My absolute dream is to travel the world and surf all the greatest surf spots. I’d probably take friends, who also surf, or my family with me. During my trek around the world I’d want to back pack Europe – In Europe I’d have to go to France, England, Germany Italy, Greece and Spain. In the America part of my treck, I want to visit New York and stand in Times Square. I want to surf Hawaii because it looks so beautiful and see the snow in Canada. I’d want to tour South America – Mexico and Brazil. I also really want to go to Japan. To finish my around the world trek I want to visit all the islands, like Samoa and Vanuatu.  This would be my dream trip.

Favorite thing to do when not you’re not SUPing?
Going for a swim or a surf, traveling/ exploring, mucking around with a guitar, hanging out with my brother, sister and friends, reading a book or binge-watching Netflix.

What, in your opinion, has been your greatest accomplishment?
Learning to parallel park and becoming the Queensland paddle board junior champ.

What’s your favorite quote or saying?
You only live once.

If you had a superpower, what would it be?
To be able to instantly travel anywhere in the world.

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