Beau Woods

Full Name: Beau Wainui Kaha Woods 

Nickname: saggy  

Date of birth: aug 28th 2006 

Hometown: Papamoa  

Ethnicity: Maori/Pakeha 

Iwi: Tainui 

Height: Nearly taller than Dad. Feet size 12.  

Stance: Natural (go right!) 

 

How many boards do you own: 8 but I keep growing out of them every 3 months. Tommy Dalton loves that, but Dad does not Haha.  

Length range: 5,7 – 5,9 

Shaper: The one and only STD – Tommy Dalton, lost surfboards  

Sponsors:  Currently the legends at Seki Surf and skinnies sunblock and soon to be… enquiries welcome 😂. 

 

Surfing Since: I was born (probably before I was born as mum was surfing while she was pregnant with me and my twin sister Coral) 

How did you start surfing: My parents. We had no choice; they were at the beach every day. Still are 😂 

Surfing competitively Since: 2018 (with loads of loses but they teach you how to stay humble and focussed) 2021 has been a great year so far, bring on the rest. 

Competition strategy: 2 waves, build a house, big first turn and finish my waves! 

New Zealand teams: None yet but it is coming! 

Career highlight: when I won the neon Nz surfing competition this year and finishing the season 3rd overall in NZ for U16. 

 

Ambitions: to go pro and the Olympics eventually 

Main surf breaks you surf gravel pit, doey and the island. 

Favourite surf break: Matakana Island  

People you surf with the most: Mum, dad, and my mates Tava Stantorik and Max Reid. 

Occupation: I am 14 so school, surfing and chores 

Other interests: skating and snowboarding  

 

Surfing heroes: John John and Andy Irons  

Life heroes: my dad Reubs 

Favourite food: sushi  

Favourite moves: big gnarly rail cutty !!!! 

Favourite surf video: momentum Generation 

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