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NOMAD OF THE WEEK // TROY PETER, a surfing pioneer and adventurer.
December 30, 2015
Peter Troy has been a pioneer concerning surf trips and riding the most famous waves around the world when there weren’t known yet. He’s a globe-trotting Australian surfer, maybe the first one.
Troy was born (1938) and raised in Torquay, and began surfing at age 10 on a 16-foot hollow paddle-board. He and four other members of the lifeguard-based Torquay Surf Club, using inflatable rubber rafts, became the first to ride the soon-to-be famous waves of Bells Beach in 1952. After helping the launch of the Bells Beach Boardriders Club in 1958, he planned as co-founder the inaugural Bells Beach surfing contest in 1962, which evolved in 1973 into the Rip Curl Pro—Australia's first and longest-running professional surf contest.
Then he started a four-year surfing sojourn that took him to Great Britain (where he introduced the sport to the English Chann