HOME TOWN: Puerto Rico
FAV BREAK: Canaries
Born and raised in Puerto Rico, PJ Tartak’s bloodlines run deep in the countries evolution of surfing. His family, raised on the tropical shores are waterman of all craft, and that’s just the beginning of the mans family heritage.
PJ’s surfing is like a hot knife through butter. Smooth, yet technical it’s a perfectly balanced style that compliments his laid back personality. An envy to most, it’s natural talent that’s seen him compete in World Tour events and allowed him opportunity at tasting the worlds’ most prized Bodyboarding jewels from Hawaii, Mexico, Indo and the Canaries. A seasoned traveller, yet his entrepreneurial skills and business savvy has seen him succeed outside of the water with various projects both in the Bodyboarding Industry and outside Industries.
Portraits: (Instagram: @marimarei // Facebook: Raw Studio Photography)
Mexico water: Daniel Cooke
Fronton forward: Carlos Padilla
Java invert: Javier Baez