Taj Burrow on Saturday announced his retirement from the WSL Championship Tour, before surfing his last heat at the 2016 Drug Aware Margaret River Pro. Take a look at some of the biggest moments of his career, in the water and out.
Strider, Pottz and Turpel react to Taj Burrow's big announcement.
Burrow announced his retirement from the Championship Tour on the second day of action at Margaret River. Born and reared in Yallingup, Western Australia, Margaret's is home turf for the Aussie Tour veteran.
Burrow ripped his way into Round Three this year. - WSL / Ed Sloane
Father and daughter. Burrow's new baby is among the reasons he's ready to say goodbye to the CT. - WSL
Burrow at the 2013 Oakley Pro Bali. - WSL / Kirstin Scholtz
Burrow in Fiji, one of his favorite events. The Fiji Pro 2016 will be the last event of his CT career. - WSL / Kirstin
Burrow won the 2013 Hurley Pro at Trestles. It was his last Championship Tour win (so far). - WSL / Kirstin
Behind the scenes at Trestles. - WSL / Kirstin
Burrow won the Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast -- twice (2010 and 2012). - WSL / Cestari
Taj on the Goldy. - WSL / Kirstin Scholtz
Burrow won the Billabong Pipe Masters in 2009 with performances like this. - WSL / Cestari
The Pipe Masters victory chair. - WSL / Cestari
Taj is tailor-made for J-Bay. - WSL / KC
Volcom Fiji Pro, 2013. Burrow's friends are already planning his final CT send-off party in June. - WSL
In 2007, he won the Rip Curl Pro Bells with a diverse bag of tricks. - WSL / Cestari
Another speedy performance at Bells. - WSL / Kirstin Scholtz
In 2007, he also went on to win the Billabong Pro Jeffreys Bay. - WSL / Cestari
Showing off his skills at Teahupo'o. He never won a contest there, but put in several impressive performances. - WSL / Kirstin
Burrow, after winning the 2004 Nova Schin Festival in Brasil. - WSL / Karen
Burrow at Pipe. - WSL / Laurent Masurel
In 2013, this wave helped take Burrow to Round Two victory over Bruce Irons. - WSL / RUSS HENNINGS
The surf legend was carried through the event site after his final CT appearance at the iconic break.