Tom Carroll (born 29 November 1961 in Newport, New South Wales) is a former Australian surfer. He won the Australian Junior Title in 1978, the Pro Juniors in 1977 and 1980, the 1983 and 1984 ASP World Title, and the 1987 Pipe Masters. He was the first surfing millionaire after signing a contract with Quiksilver in 1989
- Now I have no idea how this has come about - probably a rumour spread by my enemies - but apparently there's a general belief among some sections of the surf community that I am a bit of a drop-in artist.
- Carroll's "bronzed emperor" column in Australia's Surfing Life magazine (edition unknown, the column about drop-ins)