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Sophia Brock

Full name: Sophia Rose Brock 

Nickname: Phia

Date of birth: 8th October 2006

Hometown: Mount Maunganui

Ethnicity: NZ European

Height: 5’5

Stance: Regular


How many boards do you own: 4

Length range: 5’5 – 5’7

Shaper: Pete Anderson – Anderson Surfboards

Sponsors: Smoothstar Skateboards and Almighty drinks company

Surfing since: age 6

How did you start surfing: I learnt to surf when on holiday in Hawaii

Surfing competitively since: I started competing in Bay Boardriders competitions at age 9

Competition strategy: pick the best waves 

New Zealand teams: None 

Career highlight: 2nd in the U14 national scholastics 2020 and placing 3rd in the U16 nationals 2021

Ambitions: To win a national title


Main surf breaks you surf: Mount coast, Main beach and Manu Bay 

Favourite surf breaks: The island, Stent Road, Manu Bay, Rainbow Bay (Gold coast), Mentawai Islands and Sri Lanka

People you surf with the most: My sister Anna and the local Mount groms!

Occupation: Student 

Other interests: Hockey and training at the gym


Surfing heroes: Carissa Moore, John John Florence, Kehu Butler, Ryan Callinan

Life heroes: Family + Friends

Favourite food: Sushi and any Mexican food!

Favourite moves: Backhand snaps

Favourite surf video: Girls can’t surf

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