Full Name: Lola Rylie Groube
Nickname: Lol, Baby Lola
Date of Birth: March 7, 2011
Ethnicity: Kiwi Mexican-American
Height: 4′ 11″
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
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.