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Pia Rogers

Full Name: Pia Rogers 
Nickname: Pionious
Date of birth: 13th, July, 2006 

Hometown: Whangamata, NZ 
Ethnicity: NZ European 

Height: 170 
Stance: Natural 
How many boards do you own:
Length range: 5,6-5,8 
Shaper: Pete Anderson  
Sponsors:  None

Surfing Since: age 8
How did you start surfing: I started surfing because we lived by the beach in Australia when I was younger. Mum and Dad helped me on my first waves.  
Surfing competitively Since: 2018 
Competition strategy: Depends on the day and conditions 
New Zealand teams: 2 (NZ FISAF Team 2017 and NZ Junior Surf Team 2022) 
Career highlight: U 16 national champ 2022 
Ambitions:  Just to do everything to my best ability and to enjoy it at the same time 

Main surf breaks you surf: Whangamata bar and beach 
Favourite surf break: Whanga bar 
People you surf with the most: Whangamata surf academy and my two brothers 
Occupation: Student (part time cafe worker in the weekends and holidays) 
Other interests: Health, the Outdoors and adventure 

Surfing heroes: Coco Ho and Bethany Hamilton 
Life heroes: Parents  
Favourite food: any Cake 
Favourite moves: Surfs up, Mamma Mia 
Favourite surf video: Happy to be here – Coco Ho 


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