GROM OF THE WEEK
Name: Kelia Gallina
Age: 4 years old
Hometown: Teahupoo, Tahiti
Support: The community of Teahupoo and my Family
Local Break: Teahupoo river mouth
Nickname: Miss Teahupoo
Magic Board: 5'2'' DHD mini shortboard
IG Account: @missteahupoo
Quote: "Daddy I'm hungry."
What gets you Stoked? Beach life and cookies.
Who is in your Tribe? Terevanui (@teahupoogrom) Gilbert (@gilbertteave) Aelan (@aelanvaast) Hiva (@hivaczermark)
What do you do when you are not surfing all day? I like playing with my friends in and around the water and pretending we are surfing Teahupoo.
What is a Grom? Kids that live at the beach and play in the water all day.
What moves are you working on this week? Pumping and turning.
What is your favorite thing about the ocean? The waves.
Early morning Offshore or Afternoon glass off? Afternoon glass off because it is warmer and I like to sleep in sometimes.
Dream Trip? I want to go to Australia with my best friend Terevanui to see the Koalas.
Post surf Grinds? Pasta with Ratatouille.
Inspirations in or out of the water? My Parents, John John Florence and Carissa Moore.
Where do you want to be in 2020? Getting barreled at the Teahupoo reef.
Wave Pools or the Ocean? The Ocean.
What is your first memory of the Ocean? Catching waves with my dad on the boogie board.