Threat: Wade Carmichael

Full Name: Wade Carmichael

Age: 19

Hometown: Avoca Beach, Central Coast, Australia

Sponsors: Liive Vision Sunglasses, FK Accessories, Future Fins, Annesely Surfboards

Homebreak: Avoca Point

Favorite Surfer: Mick Fanning

Motto: "If you're not first, you're last."

Wade Carmichael, Bali. Photo: Andrew Shield

What inspires you the most? People who give everything they've got for what they want

Where was the last place you wore a tie? I have never worn a tie. I don't even own one

Favorite board dimensions? 6'1" x 19" x 2 1/4"

Your proudest moment in life? Winning the World Juniors at Burleigh

Favorite activity outside of surfing? Golfing

What's your Instagram name? wadecarmichael

Six-foot Trestles with only your friends or 8-foot Pipeline with only your friends? Pipeline for sure

Favorite world champion? Mick Fanning

Favorite non-surf film? The Hangover

Worst tattoo you've ever seen? I reckon they're all shit

Why are drugs bad? Don't know, I've never done them

Biggest mistake you've ever made? Putting $50 on red

Would you rather do an air reverse or a big carve? Big carve

Is it OK to tow? Sure is

Does home schooling work? Hell no

Favorite Actor? Barney from How I Met Your Mother

Tupac or Biggie? Biggie

Would you rather get a cover or win a Six-Star Prime? Six-star prime. I like winning

What is your lifetime goal? To win a world title

What is the best way to progress your surfing? Get an imagination

What do you look for in a girl? Mostly a good personality

Does surfing belong in the mainstream? Of course it does

Should Dane get back on tour? Hell yeah

What do you think Kelly Slater is doing right now? He's probably shaving his head

Tom Curren or Craig Anderson? Craig