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Kyron Rathbone

Kyron Rathbone

Date of Birth:



Shipstern Bluff - Tasmania, Australia


SUP & Surf

Board Setup:

ProWave, Firefly

About me:

I am from Tasmania, live in the Philippines, love to freedive and surf big waves and don't mind a cold beer... My mission in life is to be happy... I love my family and they all love surfing as much as me... I feel lucky in this life but I guess its all about the choices you make...


185 cm


87 kg

Team Fanatic since...


What’s your favorite board of the range and when do you ride it?

My favourites are everything I have ever got from Fanatic!!!! The Prowaves are that sleek and sexy and my Firefly shortboards are ridiculous and soooo strong which is just what I need for some of the heavier reefs I surf around home!!!!!

How does it feel getting hammered in Shipsterns with a SUP hangin on your ankle?

Its the s@#test ever... Hahahaha, but seriously... Getting wiped out there with a SUP on a ten footer is way more gnarly than wiping out on an 18 footer getting towed in!!!! You put so much effort getting in so your heartrate is raised and Co2 is high, you wanna breath as soon as you go down but it can spank you so hard and you nearly always hit the bottom... Fortunately I have been pretty lucky injury wise... Walking down stairs is usually more challenging for me!!!

Competition ranking you’re most proud of:

Tasmanian State Champion 2014

Your favourite contest and why:

That's the only contest I have been in hahaha

Your favourite SUP adventure:

Riding a tidal bore through the jungles of Borneo

Number one on your bucket list:

Surf Jaws

Soundtrack of your life:

1. Happy Birthday - because I love cake...
2. Nirvana - Smells like teen spirit
3. Led Zeppelin - Stairway to Heaven

SUP for me is like… and chocolate, plus its a great way to stay in shape!

If you could choose a superpower, what would it be?

To fly!!!!!!

If you could be another person for a day, who would you be?

I would be Megan Fox and lock myself inside my house!!!!!! Hahahhaa

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  • 2014

    1st Tasmanian State Titles

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