Surfing Australia and FCS have strengthened their partnership for another two years after inking a new deal through to 2020.
The FCS Find Your Fin display in the surfboard room at Surfing Australia's High Performance Centre (HPC). Photo:
Born in the Waikato, Derek has worked as a photographer since 1994. During that time he has surfed and photographed extensively throughout New Zealand the Pacific, South Africa and Australia. Derek founded New Zealand Surf Journal in 2018 to "raise the tide for all boats" by shining a light on the New Zealand surf industry. He lives in Dunedin with his wife, Rachael and three children, Taya, Rewa and Keo.
Derek was recently named New Zealand Geographic Photographer of the Year for 2018.