Mark Mathews was born and raised in Sydney’s Maroubra. Proudly wears the Bra Boys tattoo. Powerful naturalfooter. Once hated big-waves, but now loves them. Considered one of the planet’s premier watermen and big-wave riders. Weighs 76 kilograms, but his big-wave riding feats suggest he’s made of concrete. Caught the wave of the day during the 2007 Hawaiian Monster Energy Pro at Pipeline. Won the 2009 Oakley Big Wave Awards for his 45-foot Western Australian behemoth. Search his name and some bloke who works for the ABC pops up. The ABC Mark Mathews once won the 1979 national Yamaha International Keyboard Festival title. The surfer Mark Mathews also ironically plays the piano. His father is a surgeon. His mother is a yoga teacher in New York City. His sister teaches in China. Mark says he’s the dumbest of the lot, but he lives the dream chasing the planet’s biggest swells. Mark Mathews ride for Modom.
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