SYDNEY, New South Wales/Australia (Tuesday, March 30, 2010) – Michel Bourez (PYF), 24, aka “The Spartan”, is one of the most feared surfers on the ASP World Tour. As adept in heavy water pits as he is at laying down searing carves and massive airs, Bourez is the complete package. After finishing 21st in the world during his rookie season, Michel has put a year of experience under his belt and will be looking to do some damage in 2010. Tracks Magazine caught up with the Tahitian sensation recently to pick his brain on this and that. This…is their story…
In this Red Bull video you get some amazing waves in Indo, stupid question, good trip?
It was such a good trip, the waves were always fun and the crew were awesome so we had some good memories… I was the only rider from Nike 6.0 as a man – the other surfers were the girl’s, Carissa [Moore], Coco [Ho], Laura [Enever] and Monica. So, it was pretty much a girl trip (laughing). The thing is I could get the biggest sets, and the heaviest one too.
You got some crazy barrels, and launched some big airs over the shallow reef, which do you prefer?
Big barrels are my favourite, but when the section is good, a big air is more than welcome
You’re from Tahiti but Europeans love to claim you as there own, why is that?
I’m from Tahiti of course but I’ve been…
For Full Interview, check out Tracks Mag’s ‘High Noon With Michel Bourez’
For more on MICHEL BOUREZ, check out his ASP WORLD TOUR PROFILE
Watch Michel and the rest of the ASP Top 45 do battle at the Rip Curl Pro Bells Beach