Stephen Jake Friedman

Nick Name: Steve, Stevie, Steve-o
Age: 21
From: Umhlanga, Durban
Place of Birth: JHB, South Africa
Years Rated:
Currently Rated:
Stance: Goofy
Sponsors: Red, Bondiblu Optic, Reef Wetsuits, Hurricane, Clayton Surfboards
Main Shaper: Clayton
Training Program: Swimming, Stretching, Skipping, Light Weights
Favourite Waves: New Pier (South Africa), Bronze (South Africa), Jbay (South Africa) Raglan (New Zealand), Narrabean (Australia), Hossegor (France)
Favourite Maneuvers: Carves, Airs, Barrels
Favourite Surfers: Rob Machado, Kelly Slater, Jordy Smith, The Hobgoods
Other Interests: Playing with my I-pod, reading, watching TV, spending Time with my girlfriend, training, Squash, Soccer, hanging out with my friends
2006 Highlights: Billabong junior events 17th in 4 events and a 5th in one of them, quarter finals in the Mr Price Pro Junior, other events missed due to injuries! Times were tough!
Career Victories: 1st O’Neill open (Europe 2005), 1st place in several wave wizards surf club events (South Africa 1997-2001),1st Bronte Surf Club in 3 events (Aus 2003), 1st place in several natal trails (South Africa1997-2005), and lots of finals through out the years! More to come….watch this space!