Mike Stewart Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Mike Stewart Quick Info
Height6 ft
Weight75 kg
Date of BirthMay 17, 1963
Zodiac SignTaurus
SpouseLisa Miller

Mike Stewart is an American bodyboarder and bodysurfer who is widely regarded as the father of modern competitive bodyboarding, a pioneer of the technique of big-wave tow-in surfing, and also a master bodysurfer. Having been active in the sport of bodyboarding since its inception, he is one of the most experienced pros on the circuit has been crowned the World Champion 9 times as of March 2020 and has triumphed at the annual Banzai Pipeline event a record 11 times. His exploits in the sport of bodysurfing have been no less impressive, having won the Pipeline Bodysurfing Classic title a record 15 times as of March 2020. Mike has also been heavily involved in the design and manufacture of bodyboards all through his competitive career and in 1998, he launched his line of boards under the label Science Bodyboards. He has been credited with the design of the Gyroll leash, a piece of bodyboarding equipment made up of 14 different components.

Born Name

Michael Alexander Stewart

Nick Name

Mike, Mister Pipeline

Mike Stewart as seen in an Instagram Post in July 2019
Mike Stewart as seen in an Instagram Post in July 2019 (Mike Stewart / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Taurus

Born Place

Hawaii, United States

Residence

Oʻahu, Hawaii, United States

Nationality

American

 

Occupation

Bodyboarder, Bodysurfer

Mike Stewart as seen in an Instagram Post in December 2019
Mike Stewart as seen in an Instagram Post in December 2019 (Mike Stewart / Instagram)

Build

Athletic

Height

6 ft or 183 cm

Weight

75 kg or 165.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Mike has dated –

  1. Lisa Miller (1983–Present) – Mike met Lisa Miller during the 1983 Bodyboard Pro Championships where she was the only female competitor. The two began dating soon after and eventually, after years of courtship, got married in 1996. They have 2 children together named Kaimana and Anela.

Race / Ethnicity

White

He is of American descent.

Mike Stewart and Tom Morey, the inventor of the Bodyboard, as seen in September 2016
Mike Stewart and Tom Morey, the inventor of the Bodyboard, as seen in September 2016 (Mike Stewart / Instagram)

Hair Color

Bald

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Toned physique
  • Bald
  • Clean-shaven look
  • Affable smile
  • Has a mole on his neck

Religion

Agnostic Atheism

Brand Endorsements

Mike has been sponsored by –

  • Morey Boogie
  • Scott Hawaii
  • Pacific Vibrations Surf Shop
  • Town & Country
  • O’Neill
  • Turbo Bodyboards

Mike Stewart Favorite Things

  • Hobbies/Interests – Playing Table Tennis, Watching Sporting Events
  • Wave – Pipeline
  • Color – Cobalt blue
  • Book/NovelSiddhartha (1922) by Hermann Hesse

SourceSurfer Today

Mike Stewart and fellow Bodyboarding World Champion Guilherme Tamega, in an Instagram selfie from April 2016
Mike Stewart and fellow Bodyboarding World Champion Guilherme Tamega, in an Instagram selfie from April 2016 (Mike Stewart / Instagram)

Mike Stewart Facts

  1. He began riding waves from the age of just 5 in Diamond Head, O’ahu. He used to rely on chunks of styrofoam for riding before getting used to bodyboards.
  2. Mike missed out on the first professional bodyboarding contest at The Banzai Pipeline, Hawaii, the Coca-Cola Sure Craft Bodyboarding Championships because he was never given any official communication about the event. In 1982, he missed his high school graduation so that he could participate in the first bodyboarding contest at Sandy Beach, O’ahu. He ended the competition in 3rd place.
  3. Mike finished in 3rd place at the inaugural 1982 International Morey Boogie Bodyboard Pro Championships. He was also the first-ever bodyboarder to land an air forward at Sunset Beach, O’ahu.
  4. Mike has been accorded the title of ‘Mister Pipeline’ in recognition of his skills and because he has been widely regarded as the best wave rider of any kind. He was the first non-stand-up surfer to have been honored with this accolade.
  5. He has had cameo roles in films such as In God’s Hands (1998) and Blue Crush (2002). The first-ever bodyboarding video game titled Mike Stewart’s Pro Bodyboarding was released in 1999.

Featured Image by Mike Stewart / Instagram

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