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Will Snaith

Will Snaith     AKA'   Snaithy'

Will Snaith

 

Snaithy is a happy go lucky western Australian surfer he loves nothing more than heading to some of WA famous waves eg the bluff in the WA dessert where his mates getting hardcore barrels and being an aussie larrikin. 

 

At the moment:

I am a Project Supervisor, at Cape Lambert for Rio Tinto… contractor

 

 Surfing competition results that made the top 10, in whole your surfing life?

 Well, I am not a pro surfer, free surfer..so

  1. year 9 school, rocko senior hugh school..come 1st
  2. year 10..come 2nd
  3. # 3-10.. Bombora board riders club, placed places 1st to 4th..hell grommet days..like I was 14 to the age of 20.. and learnt how to drink beer, get beaten up with grommet bashings and have a lot of fun…

 

What other sport do you practice?                  If not, what sport would you do if you weren’t a surfer?

Snowboarding, a bit of longboard skateboarding, scuba diving,

 

Favourite surfspot in Australia:            Gnaraloo 

Favourite surfspot in Overseas:            Mex Pipe Puerto Escondido G-land

 

Favourite pro –male surfer :                   current..well slats is a freak, but always a Tommy Carrol fan

 

Favourite pro –female surfer :                current..steph Gilmore, she rips and super sexy..ggrrrrrr..and wendy botha was cool…                 

 

Favourite local surfer (male):                 The Old Dude at Margs…

                 

Favourite local surfer (female):              the irish chick that works at the settlers tav, and Lara, (my sort of missus)

 

Favourite movie:                                       It’s a tie-The Butterfly Effect or Shawshank Redemption or The Hangover                                   

                 

Age you started surfing:                          11 or 12

 

Best manoeuvre:                                       standing up and getting a barrel                                   

 

How many boards do you have?                 

12..a 6’3 x2 /6’4 x2/6’6 x3 (spare and a rounded pin and a 2x square tails) /6’10/7’2/7’6/8’8 and a mal when its super small.

 

Did you make any surftrips the last couple of years, if yes which spots? Mentawaiis ‘08 & ‘11 x 2 boat trip with 9 mates drank surfed talked lots of sh#t…, indo wet season sth Sumatra ‘09/ dry season bali ‘10, nz ’10 &’11 , Qld ‘11, Fiji ‘11-scored cloubreak on 1 day.

 

Which trip did you like the most?                   Ments, once in a lifetime trip, average waves we got, but great fun and memories of a good time

 

Ultimate Surftrip, were would you go and who would you take: all my mates again on a Indo trip with their Kids and Missus’ to keep everyone happy, and stay until we got it on good and totally exhausted from surfing and had enough bintangs.

  

Likes: surfing, beer, travel, womenWill Snaith

 

Dislikes: working, gets in the way of surfng

 

Favourite band at the moment: Kram

 

Life motto:

“I would rather be ashes than dust.. a spark burnt out in a brilliant blaze, than be stifled in dry rot... for man's chief purpose is to live, not to exist. I shall not waste my days trying to prolong them, I shall use my time"

 

Worst habit: picking my nose and farting

 

Would you rather be free surfer or competitor surfer?  Well, pro cuz they get good waves, but free cuz that’s me..

 

Who inspires you the most?  The old boys at Margs that rip, lots of em’ and the 70+  yr olds still out there…

 

Worst thing about surfing : crowds, onshores, not doing it enough, work gets in the way

Best thing about surfing : everything about it 

 

If you could choose anyone, who would you pick as your mentor? The old boys 70+ 

 

Do you have any Goals that you want to reach in 2011/2012..keep tmy job and pay off some big chucks off on my house  in Margs!!!!!

 

If I rule the world I….?  would never work again , surf heaps, snowboard heaps, travel heaps, and make the super filthy rich give money away and help crew, do away with fire twirling/hackey sack smelly hippies. Find a decent woman.

 

Most embarrassing moment of your life?    “got caught stealing ,once, when I was 5”

 

Best person that you met this year? All of my mates new born kids…. They are stoked, and Im stoked for them!!! 

 


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