Byrne, Phil


Accomplished and persevering surfboard shaper from Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia; cofounder of Byrne Surfboards, best known as the primary boardmaker for two-time world champion Tom Carroll. Byrne was born (1952) and raised in Wollongong, began surfing at age 12 and shaping surfboards five years later. He continued making boards while earning a BA in Commerce from the University of New S...

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