Soli Bailey has already established himself as one of the “next” surfers to watch. Hailing from hippie–friendly, laid-back Byron Bay, Soli won the WSL Australasia Pro Junior Series in 2014 and has his eyes firmly focused on a future hoisting oversized checks above his head. While the regularfoot has been a standout in competitions in the Lucky Country and abroad, his foray into global travel for WSL CT qualification will forge the next chapter in his career. But should the QS warrior road not be in the cards for Bailey, he’s had impressive slab and big-wave episodes, having most recently tackled Pe’ahi.
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