Date of birth: 23/04/2004
Ethnicity: New Zealand European
How many boards do you own: 6
Length range: 5,10-6,3
Shaper: Lost Surfboards NZ by Tommy Dalton
Sponsors: Billabong, Sticky Johnson, Hamish Simpson
Surfing Since: 3
How did you start surfing: My father was a keen surfer, and my family has lived opposite the beach our whole lives. It would be rude if I didn’t surf.
Surfing competitively Since: 12
Competition strategy: Dominate
New Zealand teams: 1
Career highlight: 2021 Nationals, where my sister and I both won our divisions, 6 months from when my dad past away.
Ambitions: Create opportunities to continue doing what I love.
Main surf breaks you surf: Northern Makorori (MMF), Wainui Beach
Favourite surf break: Secret haha, but can’t go past the trusty local at Makorori
People you surf with the most: Sister, and the boys from Gizzy!
Occupation: Student at the University of Otago
Other interests: Adventuring, Beekeeping (shoutout Mike and the boys), socializing.
Surfing heroes: My dad and Ryan Callinan
Life heroes: My dad, not a day goes by when I don’t think about. Loving, determined, unselfish, best father/husband ever.
Favourite food: Sloppy Nacho’s
Favourite moves: Can’t beat a drawn out carve
Favourite surf video: Under The Weather by Damon Meade