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Alexis Owen

Junior Surfer Profile ISA WJC 2024- El Salvador

Full Name:  Alexis Owen

Nickname:  Lexi

Date of birth:  30/04/2008

Hometown: Dunedin

Ethnicity:  NZ European

Iwi: N/A

Height: 172cm

Stance:  Natural


How many boards do you own: Lots

Length range:  5’6” – 5”9”

Shaper: Tommy Dalton – Lost Surfboards NZ

Sponsors:  ONeill, Hydro Surf, Sticky Johnson, Sun Zapper, FCS

Favourite board: Lost Mayhem Driver 2.0

What are your other surf essential?  for Southern New Zealand conditions, a hood & booties

Surfing Since: age 5

How did you start surfing: Progressed from Surf Life Saving to Surfing at our local beach Warrington, Dunedin

Surfing competitively Since: 2017

Competition strategy: Get the best waves and shred them


New Zealand teams: 2023 Junior Team for Worlds in Brazil, 2024 Junior Team for Worlds in El Salvador

Career highlight:  getting into team NZ

Ambitions: to win a world title and make the WSL CT Tour


Main surf breaks you surf: St Clair, Black Head, Warrington, Karitane

Favourite surf break: Karitane Bar

People you surf with the most: Brothers Jake & Thomas, Sister Zara, Mum & Dad and my mates


Occupation: Student

Other interests: Drumming, Basketball

Surfing heroes: Italo

Life heroes: Chicken Joe


Favourite food: Banana Bread

Favourite movies: Surfs-Up

Favourite surf video: Surfs-Up


What is your favourite event to compete at in the New Zealand junior Series?  Piha

Have you been to El Salvador before? No

What are you looking forward to most about the trip? Competition

What boards will you be taking? Lost Mayhem Driver 2.0 & Step Driver 2.0

Is there anyone you would like to thank? My parents and others who have helped me progress

What are you doing training wise on the lead up to the ISA World Junior Surfing Championships? Surfing as much as possible

Fundraiser/ give A little link:

Mega Raffle – $2500 worth of prizes to be won, drawn on 21st of April:



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