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Treloar, David "Baddy"


Brawny Australian regularfooter from Angourie, New South Wales; pioneering shortboard surfer, and runner-up in the juniors division of the Australian National Titles in 1968 and 1969. Treloar was born (1951) and raised in Sydney, and began surfing at age seven, under the guidance of older brother and top Australian surfer Graeme Treloar. David (known since adolescence as "Baddy") invariably finished second to Victorian super-surfer Wayne Lynch in national events during the late '60s.

In 1971...