8 March, 2016 8 March, 2016

Surf Ninja – Keagan Wright

Flying below radar through many coastal surf towns, this Surf Ninja tends to spend his daylight hours in the water. His dad, Marc Wright, is a World Champion and Keagan has picked up on his knowledge of late, ripping up a storm.


Name: Keagan Wright

Age: 21

Local spot: Bronze beach, Umhlanga


Best thing about surfing: Making a mission with some mates when the waves are promising and it pays off. Surfing and chilling with mates, doesn’t get better than that.

Worst thing about surfing: Crowded line-ups.

To make living I: I’m currently doing a Marketing degree at Varsity College so hopefully something down that road.

Three tracks that help me shred:

Flatbush Zombies – Thug Waffle

Hole – Violet

Action Bronson – Easy Rider

Best surfer in the world right now: John John, from two to 20 foot.

Dawnie or arvo sesh: Dawnies in Winter and arvo sesh in Summer.


Which spot I have to surf before I die: Rifles in the Mentawai Islands.

When I’m not surfing, you can find me: Chilling with friends or cruising around Umhlanga.


Greatest fear: Moving to a place with no ocean.

Best surfing memory: Surfing a right-hand point on the South Coast for a few hours with just my dad out.



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