Number Crunch: Julian Wilson

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The numbers that make the surfer

Number of times Julian Wilson has stomped ridiculous airs like this one? Far too many. Photo: Moran/Red Bull

Number of times Julian Wilson has stomped ridiculous airs like this one? Far too many. Photo: Moran/Red Bull

How good are numbers? Seven… that’s a good one. Three-hundred-and-12…. that’s good also. There are heaps of them. And Julian Wilson is great too. He’s easily our favourite ever surfer named Julian. So we thought we'd combine the two great things and break down the numbers that make-up the surfer that is Julian Wilson.

9,277 | The number of days Julian has spent on the planet, which makes him 25 years old.

4573 | The postcode of Coolum, Julian Wilson’s hometown.

14 | Julian’s age when he won the Australian Junior Longboard Championship.

2007 | The year Julian landed and named the world's first Sushi-Roll aerial.

14.80 | Julian’s heat score when as an 18 year old Wildcard he beat Kelly Slater in Round 1 of the Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast 2007, his first heat on the World Championship Tour ever.

19.83 | The score Kelly knocked Jules out with his second heat on the World Tour, round 3 at the Quik Pro Gold Coast (Jules scored a 12.5).

15.33 | The heat score Julian Wilson knocked Kelly Slater out of the Quiksilver Pro with as a wildcard two years later in 2009 in Round 3.

| The number of years Julian took off from competition to film his profile film Scratching The Surface in 2009.

| The number of ASP WQS events Julian has won (The Sri Lankan Airlines Pro 2010, Quiksilver Pro Portugal 2011, Breaka Burleigh Pro 2012, US Open of Surfing 2012 & the MR Price Ballito 2013).

5,000,000 | The number of US dollars his five-year contract to Nike was worth when he signed in January 2011, ending a sponsorship with Quiksilver that spanned 8 years.

| The number of finals Julian has made on the World Championship Tour (Quiksilver Pro France 2011, Hurley Pro Trestles 2013, Rip Curl Pro Portugal 2012).

| The number of Julian's World Tour victories (Rip Curl Pro Portugal 2012).

827,750 | The number of US dollars Julian has earned in ASP events over his career.

| The number of top ten finishes, (and years), Julian has had on the ASP World Championship Tour (9th in 2011 & 2012, 6th in 2013).

427,764 | The number of followers Julian has accrued on social media.

62,800 | The number of plays on Julian latest vimeo upload, Aloha.

We have a signed pair of Julian Wilson's new signature series Breadbox Oakley shades to giveaway. I know right? Crazy!

If you want them for your face and eyeballs you just need to email competitions@coastalwatch.com with an interesting number to do with Julian. It can be anything, other than your phone number.

The number that piques our curiosity the most will win!

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