BURLEIGH HEADS, Queensland/Australia (Monday, May 24, 2010) – Owen Wright (AUS), 20, 2010 ASP World Tour rookie and current ASP World No. 11, has been in fine form the past two events. After a slow start to the season, Wright smashed his way to an Equal 3rd at the Billabong Pro Santa Catarina before an Equal 9th at the hi-fi ASP PRIME 6.0 Lowers Pro and his performance level and momentum is looking dangerous heading into the mid-section of the season. Australia’s Surfing Life (ASL) Magazine recently caught up with the young goofy-footer to pick his brain on injuries, his rookie season and the road ahead. This…is their story…
You injured yourself at Bells, how’s the knee now?
It wasn’t a major injury, but it was enough to put me out of the water for a coupla weeks. I probably would’ve had to stay out longer, but I had some amazing physio work done and it helped so much. The knee’s OK now but I’d love to go home and keep working on it sometime soon, I’ve been traveling so much I haven’t been home at all this year.
Tell us about the Nike 6.0 Lowers Pro, it seemed like a bit of a coming out party for all this progressive surfing we’ve heard so much about.
It was so sick! I’d never surfed it in an…
For full interview, check out ASL’s ‘The Wright Way’
For more on Owen Wright, check out his ASP WORLD TOUR PROFILE