Duke Nagtzaam was born and bred in the South West. He is the son of Mark and Arlene Nagtzaam of Yallingup.
The whole family surfs and are known by locals colloquially as Team Nagtzaam. Duke’s mum Arlene is a former Australian Longboard champion and his dad Mark assists Duke with surf competition coaching. Duke’s sister Riley is also a talented surfer and has had competition success.
Duke started surfing at the age of six. He is a member of the Yallingup Board Riders Club and has been successful in state and national surf contests.
Duke’s dad Mark and Jim King (Dunsborough) captured these images of Duke surfing various breaks in the South West.
Image #1 Duke forehand carve. Mark Nagtzaam pic.
Image #2 Duke nose pick air reverse. Mark Nagtzaam pic.
Image #3 Duke air reverse. Mark Nagtzaam pic.
Image #4 Duke in the barrel. Mark Nagtzaam pic.
Image #5 Duke warm up pre surf. Mark Nagtzaam pic.
Image #6 Duke forehand snap. Jim King pic.
Image #7 Duke cutback. Jim King pic.
Image #8 Duke vertical re-entry. Jim King pic.
Image #9 Duke carve. Jim King pic.
Image #10 Duke layback. Jim King pic.
Duke is sponsored by Rip Curl Wetsuits, Clear Water Surfboards, Shapers fins, Dakine, Reef and Inlayz.