Anthony Petruso was born and raised in Malibu where he started surfing at the age of six. Anthony won his first amateur surfing contest at seven and went on to have a very successful career. Winning three Western Championships in the National Scholastic Surfing Association and finishing off winning the most prestigious amateur title the National Championship in 2000. After high school he turned Professional and traveled the world surfing as a touring Pro on the World Qualifying Tour.
During that time Anthony was sponsored by Rip Curl International and was used in many ads, catalogs, and movies in the USA, Europe, Australia, and Japan. While on the tour during his off time he was able to surf many of the most exotic surf spots around the world such as Maldives, Bali, Tahiti, South Africa, Indonesia, Mexico, Europe, and Australia. Anthony has spent the majority of his life surfing and traveling the world. Now it is his passion to teach others what he has been so fortunate to do. Anthony has been teaching surfing and SUP privately for 8 years through various surf camps including one of his own. He gives private or group lessons, ranging anywhere from local beginners, celebrities and to aspiring young amateurs that are interested in a professional surfing career.