Full Name: Beau Wainui Kaha Woods
Date of birth: aug 28th 2006
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