As well as surfing, Danny is a big motor racing fan which explains the ‘Bathurst’ theme of the night – and also the mullet wig he is wearing in the photograph which seems to have captured the imagination of Cr Barham.
As well as surfing, Danny is a big motor racing fan which explains the ‘Bathurst’ theme of the night – and also the mullet wig he is wearing in the photograph which seems to have captured the imagination of Cr Barham.

Danny feted at tribute

Newly-retired pro surfer, Danny Wills, was feted at a special tribute night at Byron Bay’s Backroom on Saturday organised by the Byron Bay Boardriders Club. About 150 people saw Danny presented with a gold ring to mark life membership of the club and also a certificate of recognition for his surfing exploits over the years from Byron Mayor Cr Jan Barham.
A highlight of the night, hosted by the ABC’s Bruce McKenzie, was the screening of a 30-minute film on Danny’s career.
As well as surfing, Danny is a big motor racing fan which explains the ‘Bathurst’ theme of the night – and also the mullet wig he is wearing in the photograph (right) which seems to have captured the imagination of Cr Barham.
The other photo shows him with his Byron Bay Boardriders Club life membership plaque and gold ring and the certificate of recognition from Byron Council.

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