Josh Burke is a three time Barbados Under-16 National Junior Champion, two time U-21 National Champion and two time finalist at the 2014 NSSA National Championships. The son of a former pro surfer and Barbados legend, he started surfing at the tender age of three and surfed in his first contest at Soupbowl at six years old. Profiled in Surfing Magazine’s “Under 21” issue, he listed Barbados’ Soupbowl his favorite wave in the world.
He was chosen to represent, not only the country of Barbados, but the entire Caribbean, Central and South America at the 2013 Quiksilver King of the Groms in Hossegor, France held during the Quiksilver WCT finishing a respectable 8th place amongst the best groms in the world. He also represented Barbados at the ISA World Junior Surfing Championships twice. Josh is now focusing his attention on competing in the ASP Junior North American series and participating in a select few ASP Mens WQS events.
Josh is proud and honored to be a Reef ambassador. “ I feel blessed to represent a company such as REEF that supports and gives me the opportunity not only to travel the world doing what I love but also to be rocking the coolest and highest quality footwear available.”