Local heroes conquering the slopes, epic sets and other forces of nature.
They made the Olympics for people like Danny Green. Former WBC supermiddleweight champion, WBA light heavyweight champion and two-time IBO cruiserweight champion, he’s a sight to be seen in the ring. When the gloves come off, he looks after the community through the Cowards Punch Campaign, which he founded. And he’d probably beat you in an arm wrestle.
Whether she’s carving up the heights of Kosciuszko, sliding down to sea level for a surf or busting big air on her wakeboard, Paris is always pushing the limit. The Cronulla-based uni student has taken out a range of surfing titles, including back-to-back wins at the Rip Curl Gromsearch in New Zealand, and fully embodies our #neverstopplaying spirit. We’re proud to have her as one of our junior ambassadors.
At 21, he made history as the first Aussie snowboarder to take out an International Ski Federation World Cup title. Since then, Nate’s been going hard in world competitions, including the 2014 Winter Olympic Games and the Rip Curl Snow Tour. When he’s not shredding up snowfields, the boy from Sydney’s Northern Beaches switches to skating and surfing.
Boasting a ferocious blend of house, electro and party-dub, Sydneysider Tenzin holds his own behind the booth and in studios around the globe. Whether he’s setting the scene on stage at Future Music Festival, Stereosonic or Splendour in the Grass, working on solo electronic vibes, or luring club cats with remixes for Lil Wayne, Stafford Brothers and Pitbull, DJ Tenzin is at the forefront of Aussie music.
Fearless “Vas” Vaculik is equally at home in the Octagon as he is riding 10m waves – plus he’s a FOX SPORTS presenter! Co-hosting UFC Fight Week and The Crew, this Maroubra local brings his power, speed, versatility and individuality to every performance, reflecting that same big personality that lets him dominate across every field. Like Boost, he will never stop.
From the Illawarra to the Gold Coast, Ali has made the beach his battlefield. Despite a setback in the form of stress fractures in his legs, this unstoppable unit came back from an enforced rest to win the Nutri-Grain IronMan Series in 2014/15. He hasn’t looked back since then, racking up a third Coolangatta Gold title and silver in the 2015/16 Ironman Series.
When your aspiration is to be World Champion, it pays to have some talent. Jared’s heart is truly in what he does – and what he does is surf, at a very high level (in 2015 he won the WSL 1000 Quiksilver Uluwatu Challenge). Off the waves, he loves music festivals, barracks for the Cronulla Sharks and teaches young grommets how to surf. “I’m excited to be part of the Boost Mobile family as it represents youth, music and having fun times,” he tells us.
Valentino isn’t your average 10-year-old. This Canberra snowboarder has bagged himself the Overall Championship in the 2015 USA Championship, two gold medals at the Subaru Interschools Nationals, and tens of thousands of views across his Vimeo and Instagram clips. As for his five-year-plan, Valentino told Transfer: “I will be snowboarding. I will be travelling around the world having awesome times with my family and friends.”
“Surfing is my dream and that’s about all I want to do!” says legend-in-the-making Jay, who’s been crushing it in competition since he was 11. “I am about to commence some strength and flexibilty training and am looking forward to the challenges and rewards that lay ahead.” Fresh from representing the Cronulla Sharks Boardriders in the Australian Boardriders Battle, this the #neverstopplaying advocate’s keen to sink his teeth into the next challenge.