|NAME :Johnathan Thomas.
AGE : 27
HOW LONG SURFING : 6½ years.
SPONSORS : As yet
TRAVELLED TO :Australia , Praa Sands.
TRIP : California
FAVOURITE SURFER - AND WHY : Occy - always appears as
the underdog and has a great sense of humour.
BEST TRIP TO DATE : Trip
to Gwithian with Andrew Prowse last summer ...full-on 6ft swell peaking all the
way and just got wave after wave.
FAVOURITE MANOEUVRE : Hard cutbacks -
`cus they kick up lots of spray and look cool !
WHAT DO YOU THINK OF THE
SENNEN / GWENVER SCENE :
Good friendly scene for the most part.
Summer is a pain with so many bodyboards but the Lifeguards do a good job
weeding out the true kooks. Its great to see several of the local boys `making
it` at last !
FUTURE RIPPERS TO WATCH OUT FOR :
real ones to watch are pretty obvious as John Buchorski and both Sam and Lew
Smart. There`s a general good standard of surfing but these guys have the drive
to make it .
GOALS / AIMS FOR 2001 :Get my arse in gear and get
VILLAINS : Anyone who deliberately drops in !
Too many to say !
YOUR VIEWS ON RIVALRY BETWEEN SURFERS AND
Anyone who has respect and follows the rules is welcome in
my book. I have no time for those who think they are better or more deserving
than anyone else.
FAVOURITE SPOT IN CORNWALL : Sennen on a good