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  • Name: Cobie Gittner
  • Age: 16
  • Trophies: ESA 2012 National Champion, ECSC 2013 (East Coast Surfing Championship), 2012 & 2013 Tommy Tant Memorial Champion, 2013 ESA Regional Champion, 2012 & 2013 Christian Surfers Champion, Regional Ripcurl Grom Search Champion, NSSA District Champion
  • Sponsors: Pura Vida Bracelets, Billibong, Maddog Surfboards, Globe Shoes, & Arnette Sunglasses
  • Favorite Food: Anything Mexican
  • Bio: Cobie has been surfing for 10 yrs. 6 yrs. Competitively. Won over 50 contest throughout out the Eastern seaboard. He travels to California to compete in NSSA and Surfing America Championships. Other hobbies: Cobie is a certified open water SCUBA diver, avid fisherman , artist and creative photographer.
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  • Name: Lauren Parks
  • Age: 22
  • Trophies: 2005, 2006 Champion of NSA Surf Cup international in San Diego, California. 2007 NSA National finalist team in Orlando, Florida, 2009 NSA National finalist team in Boston, MA. 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009 NSA regional champion, 2003-2009 NSA State Champion, SACC Champion 2009, Southland Newcomer of the year 2010, First team southland all-confernece team 2011 & 2013, 2012 ORU women's all-sport MVP. Won the 2012 ORU president's cup.
  • Sponsors: Blenders Eyewear, Ronix, PrinkTech, & Vooray
  • Favorite Food: Pumpkin Cheesecake
  • Bio: Lauren has been wakeboarding for 8 years and snowboarding for 10 years in and around the midwest. She is a Division 1 soccer player and traveling adventurist and photographer. She previously lived in Florida as a surf camp instructor, videographer, and photographer. Other hobbies: longboarding, surfing, hiking, mountain biking, and off-road motocross riding. She loves to travel locally and internationally and creatively capture her adventures and experiences.
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  • Name: Izzy Gomez
  • Age: 13
  • Trophies: 2013 Stand Up World Tour~La Torche, France 1st~Women's Pro~SUP, Stand Up World Tour~Huntington Beach, Ca, 1st~Women’s Pro~SUP, SUP The Mag Female Rookie of the Year, Nominated for 2013 SUP The Mag Female Athlete of the Year, Nominated for Sup-Connect Grom of the Year, 2013 ESA SE Regional Iron Woman Award, 2013 PBC ESA Ryan Johnson Inspirational Award, Battle of the Paddle~Doheny State Beach, Ca *Most Inspirational Wahine~Day 2* 1st~Open Stock Female 18 & under 1st~Long Distance 13-14yr Female 2nd~Kids Relay Team (Performance Paddling) 8th~Elite Relay Team (Starboard~New Zealand), Surfing America Championships~San Onofre, Ca 1st~Girl's U18, US SUP Tour Championships~San Onofre, Ca 1st~Open Women's SUP, East Coast Surfing Championships~Virginia Beach 1st~Open SUP  1st~Jr Women’s Longboard 3rd~Jr Women’s Shortboard, 12th Annual Waterman’s Challenge~Cocoa Beach
  • Sponsors: Roxy, Starboard, West Coast Surf Shop, Hurricane Grill & Wings, Surf Kinetics, Stance, C4 Belts, Freak, & Pura Vida Bracelets
  • Favorite Food: Sushi
  • Bio: Izzi has been surfing & singing since she could walk & talk. She grew up on Anna Maria Island, Fl and then moved to Jupiter to find more waves. Izzi has been competing in surfing and recently joined the Standup World Tour as well. If she's not traveling the world, you will find her in the studio recording and playing her guitar.
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  • Name: Ashley Kidd
  • Age: 19
  • Trophies: Tige My Wake Global Challenge (1st place 2012, 1st place 2013) World Wakesurf Championship (2nd place 2011, 2nd place 2012, 2nd place 2013) USA Wakesurf Nationals (1st place 2010, 1st place 2011, 1st place 2012, 2nd place 2013) West Coast Wakesurf Open (2nd place 2011, 2nd place 2012, 2nd place 2013) NWWSA Wakesurf Open (1st place 2011, 1st place 2012) 10,000 Lakes Wakesurf Open (1st place 2011, 1st place 2012, 2nd place 2013) Wake The Desert (1st place 2011, 1st place 2012, 1st place 2013) Barrel Boss (1st place 2010, 1st place 2011) Mexico Wakesurf Championship (2nd place 2013) Arizona Wakesurf Open (2nd place 2013) WWS Summer Shred Fest (1st place 2013) Boise Surf This Bash (1st place 2013) Texas Surf Showdown (1st place 2013) Endless Wave Tour Championship (1st place 2013)
  • Sponsors: Centurion Boats, Mendonesia Surf, Monster Energy Drinks, Pura Vida, Rigid Industries LED Lighting, DFW Surf, 4Wheel Specialties, & Boat Mate Trailers
  • Favorite Food: Ice cream and chocolate!
  • Bio: Ashley grew up in Corpus Christi TX. She started wake surfing in 2009 and started competing in 2010. Ashley spent most of her time traveling around the world, competing, doing yoga, reading, baking, spending time with her family, surfing, and skating.
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