Michel Bourez

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Michel Bourez
Michel Bourez (2013).jpg
Michel Bourez in 2013 at Quiksilver Pro France in Hossegor (France)
Personal information
Born (1985-12-30) December 30, 1985 (age 33)
Rurutu, French Polynesia, France
ResidenceToahotu, French Polynesia, France
Height1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Surfing career
SponsorsHurley, Futures Fins, Kelly surfshop, Firewire surfboard, OAM accessories, Red Bull
Surfing specifications
StanceRegular foot

Michel Bourez is a French professional surfer born on 30 December 1985 in Rurutu, French Polynesia, France.[1]


Michel Bourez started surfing in French Polynesia at age 13.[2] European champion in 2006, Michel entered the ASP World Tour in 2009.[citation needed]

His best results on the World Tour came in 2014, with a 5th place in the overall classification, having won twice during the year: at Margaret River Pro 2014 and Rio de Janeiro and 3rd place in Fiji Pro.[citation needed]

His 2015 season was hampered by a severe injury in May, when doing a free surf session at Teahupoo. A fractured hand and cervical vertebra forced him out of the Rio and Fidji events.[citation needed]

In 2016, he earned his 3rd career victory at the Billabong Pipeline Masters, final event of the 2016 World Tour, finishing 6th overall.[citation needed]

Career and Results[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Red Bull". Red Bull. Retrieved 2016-12-20.
  2. ^ "Surf Blog - Surfer Profile: Michel Bourez". www.surfholidays.com. Retrieved 2016-12-20.