Posted: March 22, 2011 at 8:54 pm

Mitch grew up at Wollongong on Sydneys South Coast, when the family relocated to the Gold Coast in Queensland the young Rawlins began building a solid reputation as the new kid on the block. As a grom he was winning everything and dominated the junior ranks. He was soon sponsored by Billabong and Manta and was being claimed by many at the time as the future Kelly Slater of bodyboarding. While the world title has eluded him so far Rawlins continues to carry theĀ reputation as one of the sports most innovative and respected riders.This pic of young Mitch carving was takenĀ  at Kirra back in the late 90′s.

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