GROM OF THE WEEK: Makena Wolford

Name: Makena Wolford

Age: 11 years old

Hometown: Mill Valley,CA

School: Mill Valley Middle School

Support: Family, Friends and Big Dog Surf Camp

Local Break: Stinson Beach

Nickname: Kena

Magic Board: My Dad's Disco cheater and my soft top

IG Account: @makenablue



What gets you stoked? Being in the ocean and going to skateparks!

Who is in your Tribe? @smillask8z, @stellal.i, @bigdogsurfcamp

What do you do when you are not surfing all day? Skate and hang with friends.

What is a Grom? Someone that is young and fired up.  

What moves are you working on this week? Big Dog was teaching me how to cut back. 

What is your favorite thing about the ocean? Since a baby, I have always felt like the ocean is my home. 

Early morning offshore or Afternoon glass off? Afternoon glass off because a smooth wave is my favorite. 

Dream Trip? TAHITI... The waves and water look amazing in Tahiti and I would bring my Dad with me to surf all day. 

Post surf Grinds? Parkside.

Inspirations in or out of the water? In the water it is Kelia Moniz, Kai Lenny and Ozzy Wright. 

Where do you want to be in 2020? I want to be surfing big waves. 

Wave Pools or the Ocean? OCEAN!!! 

What is your first memory of the ocean? Playing with my Dad in the waves in Hawaii. The first time he took me in I was 6 weeks old.