Born with a surf under their feet

While in Switzerland we are all born with skis under our feet, Australian kids seem to discover the joys of surfing very early on. I...
While in Switzerland we are all born with skis under our feet, Australian kids seem to discover the joys of surfing very early on. I was absolutely stunned to see their moves in the waves and some of them, as young as 7-8 years old, were even braving the famous Byron Bay Pass. (click on pictures for high res) All pictures taken with Sigma DP2 at 40mm, ISO100