Rabbit Bartholomew


Rabbit is renowned as surfing’s greatest recontour and one of the architects of modern pro surfing. Rabbit won the 1978 world title, the world masters world titles in 1999 and the world grand masters title in 2003. He was Association of Surfing Professionals President from 1999 to 2009, ushering in the “Dream Tour” era, putting the world’s best surfers in the world’s best waves. He was made a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in 2009 for services to surfing and has been inducted into the Surfing Australia, Sports Australia and US Surfing Halls of Fame. His colourful life story was documented in his best-selling biography, Bustin’ Down The Door. Check out his “Bred to Shed” soft tops sold exclusively by The Surfboard Warehouse.