Lola Groube

Full Name: Lola Rylie Groube 

Nickname: Lol, Baby Lola 

Date of Birth: March 7, 2011 

Hometown: Pauanui 

Ethnicity: Kiwi Mexican-American 

Height: 4′ 11″ 

Stance: Goofy 

 

How many boards do you own: 6 boards 

Length range: 4’10” 

Shaper: Pete Anderson 

Sponsors: Billabong | Vans New Zealand | Sticky Johnson | Anderson Surf 

 

Surfing Since: I was 3 years. 

How did you start surfing: My dad took me out on the front of a big foamy with my life jacket on. I loved it and wanted him to keep going out to catch bigger waves. 

Surfing competitively since: Primary School Champs when i was 7 years old. 

Competition strategy: Catch at least 2 good waves, then try and better them. 

 

New Zealand teams: None (yet) 

Career highlights: Winning the 2021 Kaikoura Grom Comp (12 & unders) and winning the first Whangamata Saltwater Classic this year (under 14 girls) 

Ambitions: To surf at the Olympics one day 

 

Main surf breaks you surf: Pauanui, Raglan, Whanga Bar 

Favourite surf breaks: Manu Bay, Raglan   

People you surf the most with: My sister Chloe 

Occupation: Student 

Other Interests: I like to smoothstar, dance, do tricks on the trampoline, and travel 

 

Surfing Heroes: Stephanie Gilmore, Kelly Slater, John John Florence 

Life Heroes: Mom and Dad 

Favourite Food: Nachos and Sushi 

Favourite Moves: Back hand snap 

Favourite surf video: I like watching the stab high ladybirds do huge airs.

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