Josh Stretton

Josh Stretton

Age: 16

Country: Australia

Specialty: Surf


Facebook: Joshuastrettonsurf

Instagram: @Joshstrettonsurf

Birthday: June 12, 2002

Current Residence: NSW, Australia

Home spot or break: Birubi Beach, Port Stephens

Currently riding: Mad Dog, Hover & Thrust Surf

Other Sponsors: Eluminate, Tsunami Surfer

Hobbies:

Everything Ocean, hanging with mates and eating!!

Interview

How did you get into Kiting, SUP or Windsurfing?

When I was 10, I saw my Dad and Uncle Kev shred the sled and flat left out, so I joined them, and it was a natural progression from my short board surfing.

 

What’s the one thing you can’t live without?

The ocean

 

What’s in your backpack when traveling?

Shorts, singlet, sunnies and a hat!!

 

Favorite Movie?

BIG Wednesday

 

Top five songs on your latest playlist?

When I’m small – Phantogram

Salt Air – Chew Lips

Love is all I got – Feed Me and Crystal Fighters

Ideas on Ghosts – Friends

This must be it – Royksopp

 

Favorite post session beverage?

Lemon Lime and Bitters

 

Favorite post session food?

Egg Bacon Roll

 

You’re planning your dream trip, where are you going and who’s coming with?

Dream trip to go somewhere raw and untouched, with anyone who would froth with me.

 

Favorite thing to do when not you’re not kiting, SUPing or windsurfing?

Getting pumped on shoreys with my beater

 

What, in your opinion, has been your greatest accomplishment?

Making the Australian National Titles in the Open men’s, being the youngest ever junior to qualify

 

What’s your favorite quote or saying?

Shred the Sled or Let’s show up and blow up!!

 

If you had a superpower, what would it be?

Invisibility so I could walk out of school and go shred.

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