After winning the first heat of his maiden ASP World Tour campaign, Julian Wilson’s been using the last few down days for a considerably more charitable endeavor.
“I'll be riding pink boards and sporting pink boardies for the National Breast Cancer Foundation,” Wilson said prior to the start of the Quiksilver Pro. “Board’s up at the D’Bah Café. Highest bidder gets it, and all the money goes to breast cancer."
Wilson’s auctioning off a number of boards from his personal quiver in the name of breast cancer awareness. After watching his mom survive a bout with breast cancer it has become his way of honoring her battle. “Chicks check ya tits,” reads a scribble on the bottom of the board that’s currently hanging in the D’Bah Café. And while most of the bidding action is centered around the Quik Pro at Snapper Rocks, Australia, there is hope if you can't quite hop on down to the Gold Coast.
After watching his mom survive a bout with breast cancer it has become his way of honoring her battle.
“If you can't get to the D-Bah Café to put yourself in the raffle to win one of my boards I'll also be putting one on eBay for auction after the event. All proceeds will go straight to the National Breast Cancer Foundation.”
Ever since he beat Kelly Slater as a 17-year-old wildcard Wilson’s been using this event as a platform to raise awareness for the disease, and this year’s no different. As mentioned, the board’s on display at the D-Bah Café in Coolengatta, and bidding is open until the end of the contest waiting period on March 9. Highest bid gets the board -- and maybe a little piece of history -- while all proceeds go to benefit the Breast Cancer Foundation.
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