Sponsors: Hurley, Monster Energy, Sitka Surfboards, Reef, Storm Surf Shop, Clif Bar, Sobo restaurant, Nixon, and D Surf.
Hometown: Tofino, B.C.
People You Admire: Anyone who works hard for their success.
Jobs outside of surfing: Nope. I’m a lucky man, only daddy duty.
In the past eight years, Peter has been defeated in competition only once on Canadian soil, and that loss came in round 16 at the 2010 Oneill CWC to a rampaging Josh Kerr, who went on to be the event champion. The past 24 months have also been exceptional for Pete, and aside from the competitive accolades, most notably his win at the 2009 Oneill CWC, he has been featured on the cover of Surfer Magazine, starred in Taylor Steele’s “Innersection” not once but twice, and, along with his fiancé Lisa, celebrated the birth of their first child, Asher. Although his skill level is no doubt equal to or above that of most travelling professionals chasing world tour qualification, Devries has no plans of doing so, and would much rather be at home spending time with his family, or jumping in a boat with a couple of close friends and heading up to his favourite canadian slab, exchanging barrels all day until it is time to retire to a tent in the woods for the night and do it all over again the next day.
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