Surfer Profile: Genevieve Jane Irwin

PHUKET: Nearly 100 of the world’s top surfers are competing at the Quiksilver Thailand Surfing Competition at Patong Beach, Phuket.

Fraser Morton profiles a few of the big names at this year’s event.

Name: Genevieve Jane Irwin

Age: 28

From: Nai Harn, Phuket

When not surfing: Radio DJ, 90.5, morning show

Division: Women’s Short board

Career Competitions: 3

Career Wins: 0, (Best 2nd)

Favorite place to surf: Nai Harn (Ahhh…home).

Fact: Fluent in Thai and English. Formerly a Channel V Thailand presenter.

Her words: “Anissa (Flynn) is amazing, so everyone should be watching out for her. There are a lot of great women surfers from Asia here, too.

“Conditions are pretty weak. Hopefully by Saturday it will pick up for the final.”

— Fraser Morton

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