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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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