Young, Beau


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Tall, broad-shouldered Australian regularfooter from Byron Bay, New South Wales; winner of the 2000 and 2003 World Longboard Championships; oldest son of 1966 world champion Nat Young. Beau Young was born (1974) in the Byron-area town of Grafton, raised in Sydney, and began surfing at age six. For three years, beginning at age 18, he was a struggling minor league shortboard pro. At 21 he tried a...

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