Shane 34 going on 35 but I like to say I'm 35 anyway...
-Where Are You From / Local Wave?
Taree,n.s.w. and surf mostly at Walabi point,thats my local.
-How long have you been riding for?
18 years did most of my riding in the 90's
-What inspired you to get a sponge under your belly?
Old friends at the time got me into it and I love being in the surf.
-What board(s) do you have?
all I have ever owned,1st HB vee(retired) 2nd BZ accel pro channel releace?(can't read just what it said it's worn away(retired) 3rd (been riding)BZ F-42 acel still good too 4th and now riding Morey mach 7XB Beans.
And two surf board,surftech 6'6"fish & 6'2"short board sqashtail(sorry I surf too)
-Do you reckon you'll still be tearing up on the sponge in 20 years time?
Yes yes yes
-What are your favourite sorts of waves (barrels/wedges/reefs/beachies etc) ?
-Would You Rather Bodyboard 25Foot Waimea Bay Shorey or Bodyboard 10foot Dry Pitching Cyclops?
-You Are Bodyboarding 10foot Nuggan And A Section Loom's Up Infront Of You - Would You Rather Pull Into That Section And Get The Barrel of A Lifetime or Launch Of That Section And Pull A Massive Tweaked Invert.
go for the barrel
-Assuming you had the skillz of Ryan Hardy (prone) or Roach (DK) - what move would you make in the end section after a pumping barrel at Hawaii Pipe?
-You now have the wallet of Richard Branson (super rich dude). You can pick a country anywhere in the world (but only one) to find fresh breaks in and sponge your brains out - where would you choose to go?
-You're given the editorial reins of Riptide Mag, what feature would you include in every issue?
Free riptide mag Stickers
so fans can spreed the word on bumpers and board sliks and a DVD every so offen too
-You can go with 4 legend riders to any break in the world. Which riders and which break would you choose?
mike sterwart,steve mankense(bullet),Ben severson and jeff hubard,Teahupoo
-You Are Organizing A Trip To A Remote New Break, You Have Access To Any Photographer Of Your Choice To Come And Document This Occasion, Who Would You Pick?
And bang up a PHOTO! Go on, get your mug on the forum so we can see who we’re chatting to and maybe we'll know who to paddle up to and say g'day out on the froth too!