GROM OF THE WEEK: Cannon Carr
Name: Cannon Carr
Age: 12 years old
Hometown: San Clemente, California
Support: Mom and Dad
Local Break: Lowers
Magic Board: Lost Driver
IG Account: @cannoncarr1
What gets you stoked? Watching all friends rip and having fun.
Who is in your Tribe? Makai Bray (@makiabray1) Luke Wyler (@lowersluke) Dane Matson (@danematson) Hayden Rodgers (@haydenrodgers1)
What do you do when you are not surfing all day? Hang with my friends, work on my tricks with Syck Trix boards and skate at the SC Skatepark.
What is a Grom? A Grom is a kid that has full FROTH and STOKE.
What moves are you working on this week? Power Turns.
How did it feel to post a perfect 10 in the finals of the US Champs? It felt like a dream come true. I knew I wanted to do something huge to seal the deal. So I just went for a big air and pulled it. So Stoked.
What is the best part about growing up in San Clemente? Everything. The people, waves and Lowers.
How has the STOKEORAMA made you fired up to surf? STOKEORAMA was my first contest I surfed. Seeing the community come together and surf for charity is so inspiring for us groms.
What is your favorite thing about the ocean? Waves.
Early morning offshore or Afternoon glass off? Early morning offshore. One of the best feelings is getting barrels before the sun comes up. The best way to star the day.
Dream Trip? Nicaragua with my mom because she works so hard for us boys.
Post surf Grinds? Banzai Bowls.
Inspirations in or out of the water? Griffen Colapinto.
Where do you want to be in 2020? Traveling the world surfing with my family.
Wave Pools or the Ocean? Ocean.
How do you keep the Vibe Alive? Being kind to whoever I meet and having fun in and out of the surf.
What is your first memory of the ocean? Salina Cruz on a soft top with my dad.