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Shane Dorian

Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
Photo By: 
Billabong/Tim Jones

Born in 1972 and raised in Kona, Hawaii, Shane Dorian became one of the most well rounded surfers of his generation. Dorian turned pro at the age of 17 and joined the world tour in 1992. As part of the Momentum era, Dorian’s agile tube riding and exciting airs took him to #4 in 2000 before retiring in 2003. He has also carved a spot as one of the best big-wave riders in the world. Dorian was named Waterman of the Year by the Surf Industry Manufacturers' Association in 2012.


SPONSORS: Billabong, Dragon, JC, Freestyle, Reef, OAM

Gold, Kemper, Brand and crew score monster swell in Fiji
Shane Dorian & Benjamin Sanchis' big discovery in Ireland
Mavs GoPro edit from Dorian & crew's POV
Jaws paddle session kicks off the season
3 May, 2016 - FILMS: The 2015-2016 El Nino winter was one we'll be talking about for years to come. And no one took full advantage like Shane Dorian....
Dorian, Keala & Moller take top honors at Big Wave Awards
24 April, 2016 - BIG-WAVE: The world’s best big wave surfers hit the red carpet in Southern California last night for the 2016 World Surf League (WSL) Big Wave...
13 March, 2016 - INDUSTRY: After partnering with some of the biggest shapers and athletes in the world over the past 3 years, Ventura-based Varial Surf...
Shane Dorian, Mexico, Jamie O'Brien, WHO IS JOB 5.0, poopiesgram
23 August, 2015 - VIDEOS: Jamie O'Brien and Shane Dorian team up to show you exactly what it looks like to be inside a massive Mexican barrel! Both riders...
2 May, 2015 - BIG-WAVE: The world’s best big wave surfers gathered in Southern California tonight for the 2015 WSL Big Wave Awards. The gala ceremony at the...
29 April, 2015 - TEAM: Reef will continue its support for Global Ambassador, Shane Dorian, through 2018. The 42-year-old regularfoot from Kona, Hawaii has been
Sancho & Shane-OBig Wave


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