Mobile Living Made Easy Australia Issue 12 - Page 18
FEATURE — DOMETIC X WORLD SURF LEAGUE
DOMETIC WELCOMES OWEN WRIGHT AS A NEW AMBASSADOR
Dometic is continuing to share its story and passion for the outdoors through surf-culture by welcoming Owen Wright as a new global brand ambassador . Owen is a professional surfer on the World Surf League Men ' s Championship Tour , as well as an Australian Olympic Team member .
Owen is considered to be one of the best surfers in the world , however , he has had to overcome adversity on his journey to the top . In December 2015 , he suffered a traumatic brain injury after being wiped out in a surfing competition in Hawaii . He spent most of the next year recovering , where he had to learn to walk again , and then eventually try getting back on a board .
In 2017 , Owen made a legendary comeback , winning the WSL ’ s Quiksilver Pro at Snapper Rocks on the Gold Coast , and finished the year ranked sixth in the world .
Today , Owen travels around the world competing in WSL events , as well as raising his young family with wife Kita Alexander .